11th
Nov
2013

28th
Oct
2013

New Climbing Frame/Structure

Neil and Barry spent most of last Friday evening erecting a new steel frame structure to enhance our indoor training facilities in Ashford, Kent. The frame has a cat ladder with fixed safety system, platform/hatch, gantry and edge for various scenarios to be exercised by IRATA, work at height and rescue trainees. Barry said ”
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16th
Oct
2013

Petzl news on Avao harness range

. Petzl have just released the attached addendum to their technical information (9th October 2013) ,for the Avao Bod Croll Fast harness. Following user feedback they are now recommending that the Delta (Triangular) Maillon with bar is aligned with the bar to the front of the user and not into the body!    

12th
Oct
2013

26th
Sep
2013

20th
Jul
2013

ABSEN Safety Systems

Absen Rope Access Specialists Ltd is proud to be the first UK supplier and installer of ABS safety system products. As an approved installer Absen can offer design, supply and installation of the ABS products from the entire range. This includes; Cable and rail systems including ABS Lock 1 – 4 Anchorage points for all
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19th
Feb
2013

PETZL are launching new harness ranges in 2013

  Due out early in 2013 the Avao harnesses will be phased in to replace the Petzl Navaho harnesses which have proved so popular for Rope Access and Rope Rescue. Whilst looking similar to the Navaho harnesses, the Avao harnesses have some great design changes. The full Petzl Avao range includes the following: Petzl Avao
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IRATA Training and re-certification;

Absen are running IRATA level 1, 2,3 and re-validation courses throughout 2013. Please see our training calendar to see if we can’t give you available dates. Remember you are able to re-validate up to 6 months prior to your certification running out! Book now to avoid disappointment!

30th
Jan
2013

Absen awarded Crossrail Project contract

Absen rope access has been awarded a work contract on the London Crossrail project. The project involves the installation of total station, monitoring prisms, access equipment for engineers who will need to access the systems for maintenance. The contract due to last 3 years will ensure Absen remains at the forefront of rope access contracting
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BBC calls for Absen Rope Access

Absen rope access was privileged to have been asked to assist the BBC in filming for Blue Peter. This was prior to the opening of the refurbished Cutty Sark. The Clipper ravaged by fire in 2007 has been lovingly restored at a cost of £50 million and has now been re-opened to the public. Absen
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