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Overview of Rope Access

Industrial Rope Access is a proven method for achieving a safe work position at elevated heights or in difficult-to-access areas. Rope access technicians are often used to conduct inspections, perform maintenance, and assist with installations on equipment at elevated heights where scaffolding would be impossible or impractical.

 

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  • July/August 2016 Inspectioneering Journal
    By Brian Wilson at Thermo Fisher Scientific

    The instrumentation available to detect inadvertent material substitutions through positive material identification (PMI) has never been more available, portable or powerful than it is today. For one industrial services company, Tacten Industrial, Inc., embracing the latest technological advances in PMI while using rope access to conduct inspections has helped to transform their business. It has found the ideal formula for retroactive PMI that allows its team and its clients to rest assured that they’ve conducted their testing right – the first time.

  • March/April 2015 Inspectioneering Journal
    By Andy Kates at Versa Integrity Group

    Rope access allows for a wide variety of work to be performed at high elevations or other hard to reach areas without the use of scaffolding or heavy equipment. It has evolved from techniques used in rock climbing and caving to become an extremely safe and cost effective industrial tool.

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