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IRATA International is recruiting a Training Officer. Please click here to access the vacancy.

IRATA Instructor status is due for renewal by 30th April 2016, the following requirements, as detailed in TACS 8.7 must be met:

Maintaining Instructor Status

IRATA Level 3 Instructors shall meet the requirements of an IRATA Level 3 as listed in 3.1.3. In addition, IRATA Instructors status shall be revalidated annually. Instructors wishing to maintain their status shall:

- train a minimum of six successful candidates between annual revalidation;
- attend a minimum of one Instructor/Assessor workshop per year. (anyone that has attended a workshop between 1st August 2014 – 31st March 2016 has fulfilled their obligation of this requirement.)
- maintain an up-to-date record of the requirements of 8.7.1 a) and 8.7.1 b) in their Instructor logbook;
- complete IRATA form 068, IRATA Instructor revalidation, and return it to the,
note that no renewal fee will be charged for the upcoming 2016-2017 (May 1st to April 30th) period.

To access IRATA form 068, please click here.

If the above requirements are not met annually, your Instructor endorsement will revert to Trainee Instructor status until these requirements are met.

IRATA is the sole global trade association in the work-at-height sector; it has member companies in every continent.

Industrial rope access has been developed by IRATA in the last 25 years to a point where it is the chosen means of access for much of the work in the offshore oil and gas industry as well as a range of projects in construction, civil engineering, the built and natural environment and much more. Its success is based on thorough training and strict work guidelines that deliver an unrivalled safe working record year after year.

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This report summarises employment and accident / incident data submitted by member companies to the Industrial Rope Access Trade Association (IRATA). Members submitted two sets of reports:

Quarterly employment figures, including working hours and
Details of specific incidents or accidents for each event or person injured.
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