A brief summary of work at height regulations

A brief summary of work at height regulations

Rope access is without a doubt the safest way of working at height. We say this not only because specialised rope access equipment is incredibly reliable and efficient, but also because all workers in the industry are trained and certified according to standardised...

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Bird proofing in the rope access industry

Bird proofing in the rope access industry

Whether it’s a coastal building swarmed by noisy seagulls, or an inner-city office block occupied by dirty pigeons, there’s no pest problem that can’t be solved by the quick and easy installation of bird deterrents. Those who are faced with this problem with their own...

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Rope access in the film and television industry

Rope access in the film and television industry

While rope access is of course essential when working at height on complex construction and maintenance projects, some of the most exciting rope access work we do is with production companies and film crews. Have you ever watched a natural history documentary or an...

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The different types of rope access jobs

The different types of rope access jobs

Whether you're a keen rock climber looking to turn your hobby into a career, or you're a construction worker looking to break away from the steely restrictions of scaffolding, there are certainly many exciting job opportunities for you in the rope access industry. For...

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How are drones affecting rope access?

How are drones affecting rope access?

Drone technology has progressed and evolved spectacularly in recent years. Previously the stuff of sci fi and now increasingly accessible to anyone and everyone, drones have brought both excitement and controversy. Utilising drones for personal use is one matter, but...

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What equipment is required for rope access (part one)

What equipment is required for rope access (part one)

Equipment is integral to rope access. Technicians must have a comprehensive understanding of the apparatus, its technical applications and corresponding safety awareness. Furthermore, all equipment must be regularly inspected and maintained. Afterall, a rope access...

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Rope access in the leisure industry

Rope access in the leisure industry

When people think of rope access they often associate it with the construction industry. Although it is of great use in this industry, rope access has far-reaching applications in a whole myriad of sectors. It’s one of the reasons why we love it so much: the...

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Customer Case Study: British Engineering Services Ltd

Customer Case Study: British Engineering Services Ltd

We recently worked with British Engineering Services Ltd (formerly RSA) who have operated in the inspection and insurance industry for many years. With a fantastic reputation in the market for safety, quality and compliance, it was paramount that these characteristics...

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Do my employees need rope access training?

Do my employees need rope access training?

Recently we have noticed a growing realisation amongst companies from a range of industries that rope access training may be a necessity to ensure compliance with health and safety requirements. Whether employees are surveyors, inspectors or installers, there will be...

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