Health and Safety

At Vertical Technology we make Health and Safety a top priority and have an excellent safety record.
All work operations are planned around a safety first principal.

Vertical Technology is full IRATA [Industrial Rope Access Trade Association] Company which means that our Health and Safety procedures are independently assessed and audited by IRATA on a regular basis.

Essentially this means;

  • Staff are trained, qualified and highly experienced.
  • Work planned with job specific Method Statement and Risk Assessment.
  • Works undertaken to comply with:
    - IRATA guidelines 2000
    - BS 7985 2002
    - LOLER 1998
    - The Working at Height Regulations 2007

  • Emergency and Rescue procedures in place.
  • Appropriate [CE marked] equipment selection.
  • Anchors for roped access tested.
  • Equipment inspected and use logged.
  • All roped access supervised by IRATA level 3.
  • Organised equipment stores.
  • Quarterly accident & incident reports supplied to IRATA.