IPAF access award winners announced

Big and small names took home honors at the International Powered Access Federation’s (IPAF) access awards in London on March 25, 2010. Roger Brown, Ward Bushnell and Bob Wilkerson celebrated a Lifetime Achievemeant award, and Lavendon Access Services won the Rental Company of the year award.

The full list of winners includes:

Access Rental Company of the Year

Lavendon Access Services


Access International New Product of the Year

Mecaplús (ME12SL)


IPAF Safety Champion of the Year

Brad Boehler, Skyjack (joint winner)

Kevin O’Shea, Mastclimbers (joint winner)


Contribution to Safe Working at Height – Rental Company

A-Plant Powered Access



Contribution to Safe Working at Height – Manufacturer



Contribution to Safe Working at Height – End User

Crown House Technologies


Mast Climbing Work Platform Achievement Award

Harsco Infrastructure (formerly SGB Mastclimbers)


Access Industry Training Award



Access Industry Sustainability Award

RSC Equipment Rental


Access International / IPAF Lifetime Achievement Award

Roger Brown, Ward Bushnell, Roger Wilkerson, Genie Industries


Best Marketing Campaign for IPAF Training

Alo Rentals/Alo Training, Chile


IPAF Instructor of the Year

Jildou de Jong, Kamphuis Hoogwerkers (joint winner)

Gerry Palmer, HSS Hire/HSS Training (joint winner)


Best New IPAF Training Centre

BS Technology, Singapore