More than 460 PAL Card Holders Win in Prize Drawing | Industry News

More than 460 PAL Card (powered access license) holders across five continents have won prizes in the International Powered Access Federation's (IPAF’s) “Verify and Win” free prize drawing that celebrates the one millionth PAL Card issued.

Winners from countries including Australia, Canada, Denmark, Germany, Ireland, Malaysia, the Netherlands, Turkey, UAE, UK, and the USA received prizes ranging from trips to the IPAF Summit and rental market reports, to T-shirts, hi viz jackets, caps, pens and clipboards.

The drawing was open to all of the more than half a million valid PAL Card holders who verified their PAL Card at

The five winners of trips to the IPAF Summit and International Awards for Powered Access (IAPAs) this March in Washington, D.C., are: Natalie Bird, Reanne Graver, Colin Simpson, John Tominay, and Richard Willis.

Another ten winners received IPAF Powered Access Rental Market Reports worth around €1,000 each. 

“Congratulations to these five PAL Card holders! They will be joining us to hear world-class speakers at the IPAF Summit and be part of the industry’s annual celebration of excellence,” said Tim Whiteman, IPAF CEO.

“These prizes celebrate the extraordinary international success of IPAF’s voluntary MEWP operator training program, which is administered by the industry’s not-for-profit trade association – a big thank-you to everybody who has contributed to its success over the years.”

Details on the IPAF Summit and IAPAs are at

The drawing was made by extracting the winners from a list of entrants in a random sequence using software supplied by IPAF’s IT partners Furness Internet and audited by software specialists Mercurytide.

The names of the five principal winners were generated by Tony Whiteway, a partner with IPAF’s auditors CLB Coopers, who also oversaw the drawing of the other names and certified the impartiality of the entire process.

The validity of a PAL Card can be checked by using the online verification tool at

A full list of all prize winners can be found at