Vertical Rescue Solutions Classes
PMI Rope Access (SPRAT®) Course - December 2021
12/06/2021 — 12/10/2021
Competent Tower Climber Professional Trainer - Application
12/31/2022 — 12/31/2022
ANSI Z459.1 Rope Access and Two Connections to a Single Point One of the MYTHS being generated about the new ANSI Z459.1 standard that was recently published as part of the ANSI Z359 Fall Protection Code is that this standard has introduced a prohibition on attaching TWO DESCENDERS to a SINGLE CONNECTION POINT on your harness… Read More
Authorized, Competent, Qualified Roles & Responsibilities in Rope Access A key requirement in the ANSI Fall Protection Code is that the employer is required to ensure competence of designated persons. This philosophy carries over to the ANSI Z459.1 standard on rope access. Rope Access is regulated as a part of fall protection under OSHA’s 1910 General Industry rules, specifically in Subpart D and I. … Read More
How does the ANSI Z459.1 Rope Access Standard Relate to OSHA, ANSI, Business Best Practice? Since the ANSI Z459.1 standard on Rope Access was released earlier this month, there have been a few questions from readers about what, exactly, it says, and what potential impact it might have on people performing rope access work today. One of the most prevalent questions has been about OSHA and ANSI and how the… Read More
ANSI Z459.1 Standard on Safety Requirements for Rope Access Systems Finally - the long-awaited ANSI Z459.1 Standard on Safety Requirements for Rope Access Systems, which was completed earlier this year, has been published by the American Society of Safety Professionals Read More
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