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AIMS & OBJECTIVES

IRATA aims

  • To be the leading worldwide organisation for rope access.
  • To promote and maintain high standards, safety, work quality and working practices for the industrial rope access industry.
  • To be dedicated to the protection of individuals working in rope access.
  • To promote continuous improvement in all aspects of rope access.
  • To promote continues improvement in the education and training aspects of rope access.

IRATA's main activities are to:

  • Promote and maintain a high standard of: industrial rope access activities in terms of safety and work quality. 
  • Provide guidance on training and certification of personnel involved in Industrial Rope Access.
  • Produce publications and guidance on good working practice, training and other related topics.
  • Prepare submissions and provide informed opinion and advice to government departments and others on matters concerning work-at-height health, safety and training.
  • Assist working parties charged with commenting on and discussing existing and draft legislation and directives.
  • Ensure safe rope access training and work procedures are where these methods are introduced and developed.
  • Provide a forum for the free and informal exchange of experience and opinion

IRATA RESOURCES

Safety Bulletin SB8 Revised

Dangerous Knot

Safety Bulletin SB26

Rope melted by cyclic pipework

Safety Bulletin SB25

Rope failure caused by unauthorised lift

Safety Bulletin SB24

Out of control abseil

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