News Archive


ASTACS Brazil, North America, the Middle East and South-East Asia & Far East en

As part of our Assessor Selection, Training and Certification scheme (ASTACS), the IRATA International Training Manager, Ben Eke, has recently completed an enduring Assessor recruitment programme in regions where IRATA Assessors are most urgently required, being: Brazil, North America, the Middle East , and South-East Asia & Far East.

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Complaint Judgement - Assessor Code of Conduct en

An IRATA Assessor used an email address depicting his association with IRATA to communicate, what the adjudicating panel termed as a “vulgar, threatening, abusive and racially toned email ” to an international airline to complain about their services provided.​

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IRATA office closure during the holiday season en

​Please note that the IRATA Head Office will be closed during the holiday festivities from 24 December, 2017 to 1 January, 2018.

We would like to take this opportunity to wish you all the very best for this holiday season and a Happy New Year 2018!

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International Occupational Safety and Health Congress - Istanbul - 6th - 7th December 2017 en

IRATA International was delighted to be invited to present at the inaugural International Occupational Safety and Health Congress (IOSHC) in Istanbul held on 6th and 7th December 2017. The event was very well organised by the Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality (IMM) and the hospitality afforded to the IRATA Chairman, Jonathan Capper, and IRATA Secretary, Rodney Marage, was exemplary.​

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Houses of Parliament en

The IRATA Chairman and Secretary were invited to attend the inaugural ‘All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Working at Height’, held at 1 Parliament Street, Palace Of Westminster, Houses Of Parliament, Tuesday 12th December 2017.

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BS 8610:2017, Personal fall protections equipment - Anchor systems - Specification en

The British Standards Institution (BSI) has just published BS 8610:2017 Personal fall protection equipment – Anchor systems – Specification

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