The benefits of obtaining IRATA Rope Access qualifications for arborists and tree surgeons. These qualifications allow individuals to safely and efficiently access difficult-to-reach areas in trees, such as high branches and tight spaces.
What is a rescue plan? Find out why it is essential to have one when working at height, what it should include, and the consequences of not having one. Ensure safety and compliance with a well-crafted rescue plan.
IRATA International’s Rope Access system is a safe method of working at height where ropes and associated equipment are used to gain access to and from the workplace and be suspended at the worksite for the duration of the work.
The advantage of using Rope Access methods lies in the safety and efficiency with which workers can get to or from difficult locations to carry out their work, often with minimal impact on plant operations. The success of IRATA’s method of rope access is based on thorough training and strict work guidelines that deliver an unrivalled safety record year after year.
The BS 7883 Standard, with its 2019 amendment, serves as a crucial guide for the recertification of anchor devices and systems used in work at height. Available for purchase from the HSA website, this amendment provides a comprehensive best practice document.
Martin Castle’s career has been a thrilling ascent, from mountaineering and teaching the art of scaling mountains to venturing into the rope access domain within the oil, gas, and wind turbine industries. His trajectory spans rappelling down buildings across the UK to traversing seas to access offshore structures. Castle’s passion for problem-solving and ensuring safe work environments led him to establish MCL Height Safety
In the heart-pounding world of stunt performance, where every leap and bound is a breathtaking spectacle, safety is not just a priority—it’s a non-negotiable essential. MCL Height Safety stands as a beacon of excellence, delivering specialised training that goes beyond the ordinary. In this blog post, we explore MCL’s comprehensive Work at Height Training, covering crucial aspects such as working at height, confined spaces, sea survival, rope access, and rescue techniques.
Our courses cover a range of topics, including IRATA Rope Access courses and GWO Basic Safety Training. Whether you are looking to gain new skills or refresh your existing knowledge, our expert trainers are here to help.
Working offshore, particularly in roles that involve rope access and other specialised tasks, often requires comprehensive health and safety training to ensure the well-being of workers and the safe execution of tasks. In addition to industry-specific training, many offshore careers may require certifications from organisations like IRATA (Industrial Rope Access Trade Association) and GWO (Global Wind Organisation).