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Safety by Leadership' - 2017 IPAF summit

Safety by Leadership' - 2017 IPAF summit

28 January 2017 Email this article

Access and safety experts from the US, China and the UK will be among the speakers at the 2017 International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) Summit, which is being held on 4 April in London.

The theme of this year’s IPAF Summit is “Safety by Leadership”, and confirmed speakers for the IPAF Summit to date include:

John Garrison Jr, President & CEO of Terex Corporation

Giles Councell, Director of Operations, IPAF

Matthew Elvin, CEO, Xtreme Manufacturing & Snorkel

Steve Radcliffe, Managing Director, Clugston Construction

Jim Senior CMIOSH, Health & Safety Director, Multiplex Construction Europe

Chris Wraith, Technical & Safety Executive, IPAF

Yanna Zhang, chairwoman of the China Construction Industry Association’s Rental Branch

The event will be compered by Euan Youdale, Editor of Access International Magazine, (morning session) and Tim Whiteman, IPAF CEO & Managing Director, (afternoon) and will be followed by the International Awards for Powered Access (IAPAs) dinner and awards ceremony.

Tim Whiteman, CEO and managing director of IPAF, commented: “The IPAF Summit is a fantastic opportunity for those involved in the powered access business to come together and network and to update their knowledge of the wider industry, including the latest technical and safety developments.”

The IAPAs are renowned as the most prestigious and respected awards in our industry, a top quality judging panel of access industry leaders will vote to determine the winners.

Celebrate best practice and excellence in the access industry and will include the 'Access photo of the year' Sponsored by ourselves and with a prize of €1000.

The event will be compered by Euan Youdale, Editor of Access International Magazine, (morning session) and Tim Whiteman, IPAF CEO & Managing Director, (afternoon) and will be followed by the International Awards for Powered Access (IAPAs) dinner and awards ceremony.

Tim Whiteman, CEO and managing director of IPAF, commented: “The IPAF Summit is a fantastic opportunity for those involved in the powered access business to come together and network and to update their knowledge of the wider industry, including the latest technical and safety developments.”