Trust Workplace Access & Safety for Your Rope Access Inspections
Rope access systems enable workers to descend, ascend and cross ropes while suspended by a harness or work seat and are designed to protect from falls where conventional methods cannot work. Using a rope access system has many advantages, including being able to service difficult to reach areas, completing maintenance work without setting up access structures and there is no cumbersome equipment required.
However, the ropes used must be compliant with AS/NZS 4488.1:1997 Industrial rope access systems which specifies the requirements for materials and hardware for industrial rope access systems including fall protection.
The team at Workplace Access & Safety can ensure that your ropes are safe and compliant by performing regular rope access safety inspections on all your ropes and equipment.
Why Trust Us with Your Rope Access Safety Inspection?
Workplace Access & Safety are a leading, independent advisory business specialising in fall prevention in Australia. We’re accredited by NATA (National Association of Testing Authorities) and currently hold 2 NATA accreditations, 17020 Fall Prevention in-service inspection and testing and 17025 Fall Prevention Testing.
These guarantee not only the integrity of our inspections and the inspection process itself but remove any conflict of interest. We’re also accredited to test other companies’ equipment within our warehouse laboratory to certify the viability and suitability of equipment and hold ISO9001 QMS and ISO45001 HSM.
Since we began in 1997, we’ve worked alongside Worksafe, Workcover, Safe Work Australia and the relevant Australian Standard committees to develop standards, laws and practices that are designed to improve safety in the workplace.
By choosing to work with us, you’ll not only reap the benefits of our experience and expertise but you’ll be getting:
- The services of the most highly respected third party accredited provider in Australia
- Independent inspections
- Trade qualified engineers and builders with practical knowledge and a practical approach to inspections
- Access to our QR coded asset management system to keep on top of your compliance and give you full visibility throughout the inspection process
- A comprehensive and cost-effective service
Although based in Melbourne, we work with facilities managers, maintenance managers and health and safety managers throughout Australia and have undertaken many high profile projects.
A Full Range of Height Safety Services
In addition to rope safety inspections, we offer the full range of height safety services. These include:
- Risk Assessments and Audits
- Design and installation services
We can also undertake inspections of confined areas, dangerous goods storage, structural assessments, racking and more together with drafting and engineering services. We outsource some of our functions to our backend office in the Philippines which enables us to provide an extremely effective, efficient and cost-effective service to our clients. Our focus is on keeping the workplace safe by making safety when working at heights a priority.
Get in Touch to Find Out More
If your business could benefit from our services, whether that’s with a rope access safety inspection or one of our other height safety services, get in touch with us by completing our online form or calling 1300 552 984.
Workplace Access & Safety’s inspection services are overseen by the National Association of Testing Authorities (NATA). NATA are recognised by the Commonwealth of Australia as Australia’s national authority for the accreditation of laboratories and the peak body for the accreditation of inspection bodies and proficiency testing scheme providers.
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