Petzl Updates the ASAP

In 2012, Petzl announced that its marquee product, the Shunt, was no longer suitable as a rope access back-up device and in doing so, created a market opportunity for the competition. A number of devices including the ISC Red and the Kong Back Up entered the ring but their performance has left many rope access engineers and technicians wanting more from these vital pieces of rope equipment.

Heightec Unveils New Rope Access Technology

Specialist height safety brand, heightec, is at the forefront of major developments in equipment and technology for the rope access industry. The UK company under-pinned its growing reputation for quality safety products as it announced the launch of three new pieces of equipment which follows on from the company’s release of an industry White Paper related to the historical development of industrial rope access back-up devices.

Guidance Update to help Height Workers

The government’s long-term economic strategy to improve outmoded and over-burdensome regulations was reinforced at end of January with the publication of the Department of Work and Pension’s updated guidance on working at height.

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