IPAF Training FAQs: 5 Questions You Always Wanted to Ask

Here at Horizon Platforms, IPAF courses are delivered at our approved centres with training available for operators, demonstrators, instructors and managers. Each of these programmes has been designed by the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF), to provide MEWP training in accordance with the Work at Height Regulations 2005 (WAHR). As a result, these courses are internationally recognised and considered the gold standard of powered access vehicle training.

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What Is IPAF Training & Why Is It Important?

IPAF training includes a range of internationally recognised courses that have been developed and approved by the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF). These programmes provide the technical, theoretical and practical elements required to safely operate access platforms and have been designed utilising the expertise of industry professionals. Their training benefits all types of workers including sole traders, managers and employers.

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Dangers of working at height in the racking installation industry

The Health & Safety Executive (HSE) states that “Any work at height…must be properly planned, appropriately supervised and carried out in a safe way.” The ever-present risks of working at height can be substantially minimised with proper planning and execution of work at height tasks. Here are just some of the dangers that can be encountered when working at height in the racking installation industry, together with some simple steps to ensure warehouse storage installation is carried out safely. Read more “Only use SAICs & SEIRS installers for racking installation”

Quality MEWP hire for SAICs & SEIRS installers

Which type of racking systems will I need a MEWP to install?

Regardless of a client’s choice of industrial racking system, the HSE says: “All racking systems should be of good mechanical construction, of sound material, adequate strength and installed and maintained in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions.” A broad range of warehouse storage solutions exist and can be tailored to meet each client’s bulk storage requirements. Read more “Quality MEWP hire for SAICs & SEIRS installers”