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How to design a height safety anchor point system

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How to design a height safety anchor point system

Designing a compliant Height Safety system Introduction In accordance with AS/NZS 4488 height safety systems are to be installed on areas where persons are exposed to the risk of falling from one level to another. This document references current regulations as to how one can successfully design and implement a system that...

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Skypro is now distributing for Harken!

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Skypro is now distributing for Harken!

Skypro Height Safety are proud to announce the addition of Harken’s range of insanely cool products to its online store. Harken are an American manufacturer who originated in the yachting industry and has since customised  its unique range of winches and rigging gear for the rope access and work at...

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Features of the PETZL Rig Descender

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Features of the PETZL Rig Descender

Why do I love the PETZL RIG? For the first 5 years of my rope access career I worked for a small abseil window cleaning company in a coastal town, where none of the buildings were over 15 floors and architects were pretty tame; by that I mean NO OVERHANGS,...

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How to use a PETZL GRILLON

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How to use a PETZL GRILLON

The Petzl GRILLON is beautifully designed adjustable lanyard and makes work positioning a breeze. There a two ways that the GRILLON can be used: – double mode, on the harness lateral attachment points, to distribute the weight on the belt (user has weight on his feet): the length is adjusted by pressing...

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How a Petzl ASAP lock works – video

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How a Petzl ASAP lock works – video

How a Petzl ASAP lock arrests a fall. Ever wondered how an ASAP lock actually works to arrest a fall?  Watch this video to find out!ASAP – ASAP LOCK [EN] Mobile fall arrester for rope from Petzl professional on Vimeo. The ASAP line of mobile fall arresters comes in two varieties: –...

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