Posts In: Rope access

Rope Access Clock Projects

August 15, 2019 Church

Our latest recruit, Jason Budd, means we can complete clock dial restorations and rope access work even more efficiently than before! Jason is an IRATA level 3 supervisor, meaning he can lead our rope access work without the need for an external operator. This was recently put to test on a dial restoration in London, where team completed a dial restoration. Apprentice clockmaker Mitchell Eaten worked alongside Jason at St Lawrence Church in Morden to restore the 4ft copper dial from rope access equipment. Mitchell, who is IRATA level 1 qualified, led the restoration process whilst Jason ensured it was…

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IRATA Training

March 18, 2019 News

IRATA training is essential for our clockmakers, it allows the team to work safely at height whilst continuing to ensure a high standard of work when completing projects in situ. To be able to use the rope access equipment, the team must attend an annual IRATA training course. Clockmaker Mike Tomlinson recently completed this course with a specialist Yorkshire company. Mike attended the week-long course at a specialist facility in Sheffield, operated by Access Techniques, to renew his level one certificate. The dedicated facility has a 14m high ceiling to ensure those completing the course face realistic situations which will…

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