Upgrading to Level 2 or Level 3

So you’re thinking about upgrading to Level 2 or Level 3 (IRATA or SPRAT)? Or you may have just registered with us for your upgrade training. Before you attend training, here are a few reminders that will help prepare you … Continued

Rope Access Logbook: Questions and Answers

Information on rope access logbooks aren’t always black and white. So, here is a collection of questions you may have:   1) Where do I get an IRATA or SPRAT logbook? Your IRATA and/or SPRAT logbook gets issued to you once … Continued

How To Fill Out Your Logbook Successfully

A logbook is issued to you once you’ve successfully passed your IRATA L1 assessment or SPRAT L1 evaluation. It will have a unique serial number, which is different from your IRATA or SPRAT certification number, and your photo, which you … Continued

SPRAT to IRATA Conversion

If you’re a rope access technician, then you’ve been successfully certified through SPRAT (Society of Professional Rope Access Technicians) or IRATA (Industrial Rope Access Trade Association). According to regulation, both certifications are accepted in BC, Canada. But, that is not … Continued

Rope Access: Example of Innovation in Construction?

Is Rope Access an example of innovation in construction? Hop onto any company’s mission webpage and you’ll find innovation listed somewhere in their mission or values. I think 70% of my research drums up the word innovation somewhere. It’s a … Continued

TACS Chapter 3: Levels of Qualification

Hey Technicians! So, if you’re thinking about becoming an IRATA technician, here is a breakdown of what your IRATA journey will look like! There are three levels or grades that you can achieve. Check out the flow chart below to get … Continued

Features of the Safe Tec Duck-R

You know how back in the day if you wanted to “download” a song, you would have to turn on the radio function on your ghetto blaster, insert a blank cassette tape, and then press record when a good song … Continued

Features of the Petzl IDs

When I took my IRATA level one, I was so focused on practicing maneuvers during the week that I didn’t give enough study time to learning my gear. To be honest, I took it for granted. I didn’t think it … Continued