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A big thank you to Harness equipment and the abseilers crew for joining with rope access around the world for our first official giveaway!  what a success it was as well!  who are the abseilers crew?  ‘We provide the most comprehensive rope access services in Sydney, Canberra and Brisbane. We are fully insured, accredited rope access company with more than twenty years experience in the background. All our team members trained and certified.’  The Goal ABSEILERS CREW is a company motivated by customer service. We provide the most comprehensive rope access services in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane. We are a...

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Rope Access Around the World are doing a giveaway of merchandise including a  brand new SIRIUS descender courtesy of the Abseilers crew and harness equipment! www.abseilerscrew.com.au/ www.harnessequipment.com.au All you need to do is head over to our Instagram page and tag yourself in the comments on the giveaway post along with why you think you should be chosen for the giveaway, pretty simple eh!  Our Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/rope_access_around_the_world/ SIRIUS - https://www.skylotec.com/aus_en/sirius-a-050.html Good Luck! RAATW 

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So let's say you've decided you want to become a rope access technician, but what's next? You'll need to do your IRATA (Industrial rope access trade association) level one training course which is recognised globally and in my opinion the best way to go. Few things before you start: - You will need to be at least 18 years of age at the start of the course. - Be physically fit and unaffected by any disability or medical condition that may prevent them from working safely. (This is very important) - Provide a declaration that they do not have any...

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IRATA is an acronym for the Industrial Rope Access Trade Association, that was formed in the UK in the late 1980’s, to solve maintenance challenges in the offshore oil and gas industry. Its formation was the result of an initiative of a number of leading companies, who had begun to use industrial rope access techniques, to provide a safe working environment for the industry. The rope access technique developed by IRATA is used in a wide range of repair, maintenance, inspection and access work. Rope access methodology boasts an unrivalled safety record, short set-up and dismantling time, positive environmental benefits...

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Is It Safe? Rope access companies take safety very seriously. Every company uses the safest components around and needs to adhere to the regulations of the local governing body, in most cases this is IRATA (Industrial rope access trade association) With the few components that go into putting together rope access, it’s easy to run safety checks during installation. The pieces work together to create a system of checks and balances. The synergy of these components is designed intentionally to create the safest design possible. Rope access is one of the safest ways to carry out many different types of high access maintenance...

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