NEW IPAF MEMBERS IPAF – the International Powered Access Federation for short – promotes the safe and effective use of powered access equipment worldwide. As new members of IPAF – – LOLEX Ltd have joined a global movement where we can help make the industry safer by influencing regulation and legislation and ensuring a […]


These Regulations (often abbreviated to LOLER) place duties on people and companies who own, operate or have control over lifting equipment. This includes all businesses and organisations whose employees use lifting equipment, whether owned by them or not. In most cases, lifting equipment is also work equipment so the Provision and Use of Work Equipment […]

What is CAP Certified Engineer

The IPAF Competent Assessed Persons (CAP) programme focuses on a crucial aspect of safety–that of the machine itself. It is intended to provide guidance for platform engineers on compliance with regulatory requirements and to offer documented evidence that individuals can be regarded as competent persons to plan, manage or carry out thorough examinations of powered […]