Safety Bulletins

IRATA issues Safety Notices on a regular basis, produced by IRATA Health and Safety Committee, to keep members and technicians abreast of issues of which they should be aware which have arisen out of incident reporting or feedback from members themselves.

99.80KB

Safety Bulletin 049

Powered Ascenders: The Hazards
26/07/2018   application/pdf
196.80KB

Safety Bulletin 048 - Turkish


02/03/2018   application/pdf
154.34KB

Safety Bulletin 048 - German


02/03/2018   application/pdf
157.00KB

SAFETY BULLETIN 048

Use of telehandler as an anchor
02/03/2018   application/pdf
193.27KB

Safety Bulletin 047 - Turkish


21/11/2017   application/pdf
200.24KB

SAFETY BULLETIN 047 - SPANISH


27/11/2018   application/pdf
143.14KB

Safety Bulletin 047 - German


21/11/2017   application/pdf
57.12KB

Safety Bulletin 047

Working in a bunker - Dangerous occurence
21/11/2017   application/pdf
258.46KB

Safety Bulletin 046 - Turkish


21/11/2017   application/pdf
156.65KB

SAFETY BULLETIN 046 - Spanish


21/11/2017   application/pdf
212.52KB

Safety Bulletin 046 - German


21/11/2017   application/pdf
130.77KB

Safety Bulletin 046

Fall from height - Major injury
21/11/2017   application/pdf
383.72KB

Safety Bulletin 045 - Turkish


21/11/2017   application/pdf
424.10KB

SAFETY BULLETIN 045 - Spanish


27/11/2018   application/pdf
283.78KB

Safety Bulletin 045 - German


21/11/2017   application/pdf
222.16KB

Safety Bulletin 045

Fall from height: Aid Climbing
21/11/2017   application/pdf
392.02KB

Safety Bulletin 044 - Turkish


21/11/2017   application/pdf
267.86KB

SAFETY BULLETIN 044 - Spanish


21/11/2017   application/pdf
326.61KB

Safety Bulletin 044 - German


21/11/2017   application/pdf
382.15KB

Safety Bulletin 044

Rope Access Main Rope Failure
21/11/2017   application/pdf
218.56KB

Safety Bulletin 043 - Turkish


16/05/2018   application/pdf
192.37KB

Safety Bulletin 043

Eye protection
16/05/2017   application/pdf
162.96KB

Safety Bulletin 042 - Turkish


16/05/2017   application/pdf
188.88KB

Safety Bulletin 042

Falling or Dropped Objects
16/05/2017   application/pdf
338.67KB

Safety Bulletin 041

Adverse inclement weather
04/08/2015   application/pdf
321.25KB

Safety Bulletin 040

Dropped objects
04/08/2015   application/pdf
844.87KB

Safety Bulletin 039

Fall from height
27/11/2018   application/pdf
324.50KB

Safety Bulletin 038

Entanglement
05/02/2015   application/pdf
412.57KB

Safety Bulletin 037

Rope caught by moving elevator
12/11/2014   application/pdf
245.18KB

Safety Bulletin 036

Trade specific tasks and risk assessment
12/11/2014   application/pdf
245.19KB

Safety Bulletin 035

Dropped objects
12/11/2014   application/pdf
191.79KB

Safety Bulletin 034

Fall from height
12/11/2014   application/pdf
313.75KB

Safety Bulletin 033

Fall from height
12/11/2014   application/pdf
214.57KB

Safety Bulletin 032

Strains
07/03/2014   application/pdf
173.42KB

Safety Bulletin 031

Procedures not followed
07/03/2014   application/pdf
172.63KB

Safety Bulletin 030

Hazard identification
07/03/2014   application/pdf
171.06KB

Safety Bulletin 029

Unauthorised persons tampering with rope access equipment
07/03/2014   application/pdf
172.24KB

Safety Bulletin 028

Dropped objects
07/03/2014   application/pdf
212.61KB

Safety Bulletin 026

Rope melted by cyclic piperwork
01/09/2014   application/pdf
207.85KB

Safety Bulletin 025

Rope failure caused by unauthorised lift
01/09/2014   application/pdf
93.18KB

Safety Bulletin 024

Out of control abseil
01/11/2012   application/pdf
59.07KB

Safety Bulletin 023

Alert - Pre use checking of equipment
29/06/2012   application/pdf
45.14KB

Safety Bulletin 022

Catastrophic failure of ropes rigged over an edge
28/07/2011   application/pdf
178.94KB

Safety Bulletin 020

Rope melted by heat from a lamp
26/07/2011   application/pdf
327.64KB

Safety Bulletin 019

Anchor slings slipped on anchor
10/06/2011   application/pdf
180.76KB

Safety Bulletin 018

Near miss – Failure of anchor lines
18/02/2011   application/pdf
35.20KB

Safety Bulletin 017

Abseil incident – Operator error
31/01/2011   application/pdf
32.38KB

Safety Bulletin 016

No knots in end of rope - Problem with ASSOW in risk assessments
28/01/2011   application/pdf
34.67KB

Safety Bulletin 015

Hot-Work incidents
26/10/2010   application/pdf
26.60KB

Safety Bulletin 014

Manriding incident - Connector failure
26/10/2010   application/pdf
45.96KB

Safety Bulletin 013


22/03/2010   application/pdf
61.50KB

Safety Bulletin 012

Descender incident – Failure to check catch on side plate.
01/12/2009   application/pdf
65.10KB

Safety Bulletin 011

Severed working line
01/11/2009   application/pdf
60.61KB

Safety Bulletin 010

Snagged rope incident - Fallen person
01/08/2009   application/pdf
74.03KB

Safety Bulletin 009

Rock stabilisation incident
01/08/2009   application/pdf
459.86KB

Safety Bulletin 008

Dangerous knots
01/08/2008   application/pdf
297.12KB

Safety Bulletin 006

Cow's tail incident
01/11/2008   application/pdf
42.44KB

Safety Bulletin 005

Safety Bulletin 5_HS-135ENG
01/10/2008   application/pdf
94.67KB

Safety Bulletin 004

Window cleaning incident - Falling person
01/10/2008   application/pdf
38.56KB

Safety Bulletin 003

Grit blasting incident
01/10/2008   application/pdf
57.92KB

Safety Bulletin 002

Periodic examination of fall protection systems for work at height horizontal, flexible anchor lines - EN705 Class 'C'
01/08/2008   application/pdf
38.27KB

Safety Bulletin 001

Observations on a rope access incident reported issued by the Australian Rope Access Association
01/08/2008   application/pdf