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New Technical Safety Helmet from Heightec

Height safety specialists, heightec, have recently launched the DUON - the first and only helmet meeting all of the technical requirements for working at height and confined areas which, the Cumbria-based manufacturer cl

In heightec, working at height, DUON helmet, global offshore wind, height safety centre | 10/09/15 | Read More ›

Latest News

ABFAD Magnet Systems in Play

Rope access specialists, ABFAD, recently completed a work assignment for EON at Scroby Sands wind farm. Scroby Sands, the UK's first commercial wind farm, was suffering f.

In ABFAD, Scroby Sands Wind Farm, wind turbines, offshore wind industry | 10/09/15 | Read More ›

Wind Farm Specialists Arrive in Grimsby

Offshore Painting Services, a specialist in rope access wind turbine blade repairs and coatings has arrived in the Port of Grimsby, five years after establishing the comp.

In | 25/08/15 | Read More ›

3Sun Group Acquires AID Industrial

Aberdeen-based topside and subsea service provider, 3sun Group, recently announced its acquisition of AID Industrial, a specialist PPE provider and expert in industrial r.

In 3sun Group, AID Industrial, subsea service provider, PPE services, working at height, Rope Access | 25/08/15 | Read More ›


AIRA Demonstrate Value of Rope Access

One of Australia's longest running industrial rope access firms, AIRA (Australian Industrial Rope Access), has been offering quality services to its clients for over 18 y.

In | 25/08/15 | Read More ›

Renewable Energy Centre of Excellence Opens

AIS's new £1m offshore training village in North Shields, UK, has been launched to provide then necessary skills for workers in the fast growing wind industry and will ha.

In working at height, wind power, wind turbines, offshore training | 31/07/15 | Read More ›

4 Star success for Vertex

South Yorkshire, rope access specialists Vertex Rope Access, are now fully RISQS accredited having passed there recent audit. With the highest rating of 4 out of 4 stars,.

In | 19/06/15 | Read More ›

Applus RTD Training are one of Scotland's most established Rope Access venues.

Trio of good news for Ropax in 2015

The full service company with office in Cumbria and Manchester has experienced several fundamental positive changes for 2015..

In | 18/06/15 | Read More ›

REEL awared first contract from new client Ceona Chartering (UK) Limited

REEL awared first contract from new client Ceona Chartering.

In | 18/06/15 | Read More ›

CAN Group wins the International Safety Award from the British Safety Council for the seventh year running.

This award recognises CAN Group's continuous efforts ensuring workplace safety and demonstrates its strong health and safety performance as safety remains its number one .

In | 15/06/15 | Read More ›

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Opinion: Craig Lemay talks about ropes

Complacency. We all fall into it. For some chosen careers complacency will have little to no effect on our productivity, service, health or safety. For others, complacency can be the difference between life and death. Ro

In ropes | 22/10/13 | Read More ›

Opinion: Craig Matheson talks about setting up his rope access company

It’s not easy starting your own business. Back in 2008, as I first toyed with the idea of setting up a rope access company, I was oblivious to the true enormity of the task. As an IRATA Level 3 it seemed like the logical

In safety, irata, iso, health and safety, new business | 22/10/13 | Read More ›

Product Review: CRAS and the Petzl AVAO Bod-Croll Fast

We recently had a chance to try out the new Petzl AVAO Bod-Croll Fast harness. Petzl has been working on improving the previous Croll Fast harness, but have they succeeded?

In coat, jacket, safety, style | 22/10/13 | Read More ›


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REEL awared first contract from new client Ceona Chartering (UK) Limited

REEL awared first contract from new client Ceona Chartering (UK) Limited

REEL awared first contract from new client Ceona Chartering ›

CAN Group wins the International Safety Award from the British Safety Council for the seventh year running.

CAN Group wins the International Safety Award from the British Safety Council for the seventh year running.

This award recognises CAN Group's continuous efforts ensuring workplace safety and demonstrates its strong health and safety performance as safety remains… ›

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