IAPA names winners of first ever Access awards

Nearly 400 access industry professionals attended the first ever International Awards for Powered Access (IAPAs) in Dublin, Ireland, on April 2.

Here is the full list of IAPA winners:

  • The Access Rental Company of the Year – Riwal.
    li>Access International Product of the Year – JLG Industries’ LiftPod
  • IPAF Safety Champion of the Year – Andy Studdert, CEO of NES Rentals,USA.
  • Access Industry Training Award – A-Plant.
  • Contribution to Safe Working at Height, manufacturer – Skyjack.
  • Contribution to Safe Working at Height, rental company – Lavendon Access Services.
  • Access International Lifetime Achievement Awards – Co-winners Dennis Ashworth of Simon and John Fuller of Genie Industries.
  • Mast Climbing Work Platform Achievement Award – Mastclimbers.
  • Best Marketing Campaign for IPAF Training – Camillo Vismara, IPAF training center, Lugano, Switzerland.
  • IPAF Instructor of the Year – Mauro Potrich, safety and training manager at CTE in Italy.

    The 2010 IAPAs will be held in London. The date and venue will be announced shortly. For more information visit www.IPAF.org/IAPA.