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IPAF to Host New North American Workshop Event

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

 The IPAF North American Regional Council is introducing a new workshop event, IPAF Innovate 2018, Oct. 16-17 at the Houston Area Safety Council headquarters, which is designed to facilitate collaboration among industry stakeholders, including rental companies, contractors, manufacturers, and service companies, through problem-solving sessions and educational presentations.

Attendees can choose from 10 workshop topics, which will discuss issues related to exiting an elevated work platform; site risk assessment; introduction to platform load sensing; recognizing and avoiding electrocution; MEWP rescue plans; safe work sites; learning from near misses; retraining; safe MEWP traveling on site; and qualified service technicians.

An evening networking event and dinner will be held at NASA’s facility in Houston, followed by an educational program the next day.

Registration for IPAF members and nonmembers is $125. The Hilton Houston NASA Clear Lake will serve as the host hotel, and a special rate for attendees will be available.

To register or for more information, visit

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