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Welcome to IRATA International

The lead authority in industrial rope access

Industrial rope access has been developed by IRATA International for over 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. The environmental, efficiency and economic benefits have resulted in growing international support for industrial rope access ahead of alternative means of access.

Our History

Our HistoryDiscover IRATA’s history and how it grew to become the lead authority in industrial rope access.

Our Mission

Our MissionRead more about IRATA International's mission, values and objectives.

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Technician Search

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Health & Safety

Health & SafetyRead our Health & Safety reports to learn lessons from actual incident reports from our members.

Verify a Technician guide

Verify a Technician guideRead how to verify an IRATA Technician - including examples of valid Technician documents.

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Verify a Member guideClick here to find out how you can check the validity of an IRATA Member.


Why IRATA?Discover the benefits of choosing a certified IRATA Member Company to perform work at height.

IRATA Announcements

Are you adequately insured?
16/09/2019 News

Are you adequately insured?

Having provided insurance solutions to the Rope Access industry for the last ten years, I understand the approach that many technicians have to managing the transfer of their workplace risks using

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20/10/2019 Events


An IRATA Assessor & Instructor Workshop will be held at ASCENT, ul. Firmowa 10, 45-590 Opole, Poland on the 20th November 2019 at 10:00 AM until 06:00 PM. The IRATA compulsory workshop agenda w

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AUS RAC - 06102019
06/10/2019 Events

AUS RAC - 06102019

The Australasia RAC AGM will take place on Sunday 6 October from 12 noon until 6 pm at The Hyatt Regency Sydney, 161 Sussex Street, in Sydney, Australia. Regional members are encouraged to attend a

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