IPAF – International Powered Access Federation


The International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) promotes the safe and effective use of powered access equipment worldwide in the widest sense – through providing technical advice and information; through influencing and interpreting legislation and standards; and through safety initiatives and training programmes.

IPAF is a not-for-profit organisation owned by its members, which include manufacturers, rental companies, distributors, contractors and users. IPAF members operate a majority of the MEWP rental fleet worldwide and manufacture about 85% of platforms on the market.

Main Services:

  • Government lobbying and representation
  • Technical Hotline with powered access industry experts on hand to help globally
  • Training courses with IPAF Approved Training Centres
  • Monitoring regulations and developments
  • IPAF Member area: resources, guidance and advice

Contact Details:

Moss End Business Village
Cumbria LA7 7NU