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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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March/April 2021 Inspectioneering Journal

As more are educated on the benefits of utilizing ropes and drones, skepticism has become far less common, and we’re sure to see adoption grow in the coming years of both of these methods—and, perhaps, of this new hybrid approach to work as well.

Authors: Danny Landry
Blog

High angle rope inspection can provide immediate inspection and minor repair opportunities, but it’s valuable for long-term planning as well.

Authors: Alexander Turner
July/August 2016 Inspectioneering Journal

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,...

Authors: Brian Wilson
March/April 2015 Inspectioneering Journal

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...

Authors: Andy Kates
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Are you truly prepared for your next Turnaround? Effective work processes are required to successfully plan, manage, review and supervise plant turnarounds. Inspection planning and work scope selection are critical aspects of any turnaround...

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