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.

185.77KB

Safety Bulletin 042

Falling or Dropped Objects
2017-05-16   application/pdf
162.96KB

Safety Bulletin 042 - Turkish


2017-05-16   application/pdf
200.43KB

Safety Bulletin 043

Eye protection
2017-05-16   application/pdf
218.56KB

Safety Bulletin 043 - Turkish


2017-05-16   application/pdf
382.15KB

Safety Bulletin 044

Rope Access Main Rope Failure
2017-11-21   application/pdf
326.61KB

Safety Bulletin 044 - German


2017-11-21   application/pdf
445.30KB

SAFETY BULLETIN 044 - Spanish


2017-11-21   application/pdf
392.02KB

Safety Bulletin 044 - Turkish


2017-11-21   application/pdf
222.16KB

Safety Bulletin 045

Fall from height: Aid Climbing
2017-11-21   application/pdf
283.78KB

Safety Bulletin 045 - German


2017-11-21   application/pdf
424.68KB

SAFETY BULLETIN 045 - Spanish


2017-11-21   application/pdf
383.72KB

Safety Bulletin 045 - Turkish


2017-11-21   application/pdf
130.77KB

Safety Bulletin 046

Fall from height - Major injury
2017-11-21   application/pdf
212.52KB

Safety Bulletin 046 - German


2017-11-21   application/pdf
287.04KB

SAFETY BULLETIN 046 - Spanish


2017-11-21   application/pdf
258.46KB

Safety Bulletin 046 - Turkish


2017-11-21   application/pdf
83.75KB

Safety Bulletin 047

Working in a bunker - Dangerous occurence
2017-11-21   application/pdf
143.14KB

Safety Bulletin 047 - German


2017-11-21   application/pdf
202.49KB

SAFETY BULLETIN 047 - SPANISH


2017-11-27   application/pdf
193.27KB

Safety Bulletin 047 - Turkish


2017-11-21   application/pdf
157.00KB

SAFETY BULLETIN 048

Use of telehandler as an anchor
2018-03-02   application/pdf
714.92KB

Safety Bulletin 048 - Chinese


2018-03-02   application/pdf
154.34KB

Safety Bulletin 048 - German


2018-03-02   application/pdf
196.80KB

Safety Bulletin 048 - Turkish


2018-03-02   application/pdf
194.52KB

Safety Bulletin 049

Powered Ascenders: The Hazards
2018-12-13   application/pdf
277.56KB

Safety Bulletin 049 - Persian


2018-12-13   application/pdf
260.98KB

SAFETY BULLETIN 049 - Turkish


2018-12-13   application/pdf
38.27KB

Safety Bulletin 001

Observations on a rope access incident reported issued by the Australian Rope Access Association
2008-08-01   application/pdf
57.92KB

Safety Bulletin 002

Periodic examination of fall protection systems for work at height horizontal, flexible anchor lines - EN705 Class 'C'
2008-08-01   application/pdf
38.56KB

Safety Bulletin 003

Grit blasting incident
2008-10-01   application/pdf
94.67KB

Safety Bulletin 004

Window cleaning incident - Falling person
2008-10-01   application/pdf
42.44KB

Safety Bulletin 005

Safety Bulletin 5_HS-135ENG
2008-10-01   application/pdf
297.12KB

Safety Bulletin 006

Cow's tail incident
2008-11-01   application/pdf
459.86KB

Safety Bulletin 008

Dangerous knots
2008-08-01   application/pdf
74.03KB

Safety Bulletin 009

Rock stabilisation incident
2009-08-01   application/pdf
60.61KB

Safety Bulletin 010

Snagged rope incident - Fallen person
2009-08-01   application/pdf
65.10KB

Safety Bulletin 011

Severed working line
2009-11-01   application/pdf
61.50KB

Safety Bulletin 012

Descender incident – Failure to check catch on side plate.
2009-12-01   application/pdf
45.96KB

Safety Bulletin 013


2010-03-22   application/pdf
26.60KB

Safety Bulletin 014

Manriding incident - Connector failure
2010-10-26   application/pdf
34.67KB

Safety Bulletin 015

Hot-Work incidents
2010-10-26   application/pdf
32.38KB

Safety Bulletin 016

No knots in end of rope - Problem with ASSOW in risk assessments
2011-01-28   application/pdf
35.20KB

Safety Bulletin 017

Abseil incident – Operator error
2011-01-31   application/pdf
180.76KB

Safety Bulletin 018

Near miss – Failure of anchor lines
2011-02-18   application/pdf
327.64KB

Safety Bulletin 019

Anchor slings slipped on anchor
2011-06-10   application/pdf
178.94KB

Safety Bulletin 020

Rope melted by heat from a lamp
2011-07-26   application/pdf
45.14KB

Safety Bulletin 022

Catastrophic failure of ropes rigged over an edge
2011-07-28   application/pdf
59.07KB

Safety Bulletin 023

Alert - Pre use checking of equipment
2012-06-29   application/pdf
93.18KB

Safety Bulletin 024

Out of control abseil
2012-11-01   application/pdf
207.85KB

Safety Bulletin 025

Rope failure caused by unauthorised lift
2014-09-01   application/pdf
212.61KB

Safety Bulletin 026

Rope melted by cyclic piperwork
2014-09-01   application/pdf
172.24KB

Safety Bulletin 028

Dropped objects
2014-03-07   application/pdf
171.06KB

Safety Bulletin 029

Unauthorised persons tampering with rope access equipment
2014-03-07   application/pdf
172.63KB

Safety Bulletin 030

Hazard identification
2014-03-07   application/pdf
173.42KB

Safety Bulletin 031

Procedures not followed
2014-03-07   application/pdf
214.57KB

Safety Bulletin 032

Strains
2014-03-07   application/pdf
313.75KB

Safety Bulletin 033

Fall from height
2014-11-12   application/pdf
191.79KB

Safety Bulletin 034

Fall from height
2014-11-12   application/pdf
245.19KB

Safety Bulletin 035

Dropped objects
2014-11-12   application/pdf
245.18KB

Safety Bulletin 036

Trade specific tasks and risk assessment
2014-11-12   application/pdf
412.57KB

Safety Bulletin 037

Rope caught by moving elevator
2014-11-12   application/pdf
324.50KB

Safety Bulletin 038

Entanglement
2015-02-05   application/pdf
844.87KB

Safety Bulletin 039

Fall from height
2018-11-27   application/pdf
321.25KB

Safety Bulletin 040

Dropped objects
2015-08-04   application/pdf
338.67KB

Safety Bulletin 041

Adverse inclement weather
2015-08-04   application/pdf