IRATA are holding a Conference on Tuesday 12 September 2007 at the Rheged Discovery Centre, Redhills, Penrith Cumbria. The Programme for the day is listed below. If you would like to attend please email by return and I will send you a booking form.
Emergency Medical Response at Height - Dave Whelan, The Adventure Centre, Newquay, Cornwall
From a professional team of Rescue and First Aid at height experts, an explanation of their work, their feedback from work-at-height professionals they have worked with and thought on the future of rescue at height and in areas of difficult access
Rope Access Beneath Gas Tight Floors - James Grosset, AquaTerra Solutions and Paul Saunders, Rope Access Advisor, Shell Sigma 3
The latest research and observation on this important topic for all involved in working offshore and in difficult or confined spaces.
Running an International Training Syllabus: Cultural, developmental and control concerns - Karl Raby, IRATA Executive Committee Member, Auditor and Assessor
The international growth of the Association has required it to become concerned with how its syllabus is trained in new areas where cultural, administrative and trading differences can cause misunderstanding and confusion if not thoroughly explained and fully man ag ed.
Health & Safety Regulation of Offshore Rope Access: Current Issues - Rog Thomson, Beng(Hons), Ceng, MIMechE, HM Inspector of Health and Safety, HSE Offshore Safety Division, Aberdeen or Dr Chris Robbins, PhD, MIM, Ceng, formerly HM Inspector of Health & Safety, Aberdeen
Rog or Chris will address the major topics of the moment in respect of rope access working offshore. IRATA has proved itself in the testing conditions of the North Sea and in offshore situations around the world but is it vital that it continues to address safety matters in this environment.
An Introduction to the Petzl Foundation - Jean-Jacques Eleouet, Secretary, The Petzl Foundation and Alex Bronnaz
Whilst Petzl will need no introduction to conference delegates, the Petzl Foundation will. Created in 2005, its objectives are to support education and risk prevention in their market sector, encour ag e projects that strike a balance between man and the environment, and back research linked to its core activities.
Buffet Lunch for delegates
Demonstrations and workshop at Lyon equipment Tebay (M6 at Junction 38)
Mrs Wendy Cooles
Tournai Hall, Evelyn Woods Road ,
Aldershot , Hampshire GU11 2LL
Tel: +44 (0) 1252 357839
Fax: +44 (0) 1252 357831
wendy [AT] irata.org
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