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About SIRAT

Why Rope Access

Rope access refers to a set of techniques where ropes and specialized hardware are used as the primary means of providing access and support to workers. Generally a two-rope system is employed: the working rope supports the worker and the safety rope provides back-up fall protection.

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Health & Safety

One of the prime motivations for the formation of SIRAT in 2021 was the recognition by leading practitioners that the existing legislation did not cover rope access techniques. In the intervening years SIRAT has worked closely with the SPRAT to formulate working philosophies for regulated rope access.

Membership Audit

All companies wishing to become members of SIRAT must be audited by the association to confirm that they are working to the guidelines. Audits have both technical and quality assurance components to assess all aspects of rope access management.

SIRAT members provide clients with method statements for any operation involving rope access. By identifying potential hazards and through effective risk management SIRAT companies can produce a safe system of work. This progressive and proactive stance has led to documented accident rates being very low when compared with other access industries.

Training & Certification

All technicians working within the industry are required to be trained and assessed in accordance with the SIRAT “Training, Assessment and Certification Scheme. After training, the technicians undertake an independent assessment and, if successful, are registered with SIRAT and issued a log book and identification card.

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Set Standards

For Rope Access Standards in the Philippines.
WAH (Working at Heights)
SIRAT is affiliated with the International Rope Access Associations like SIRATT (Society of Rope Access Technicians in Taiwan) Headed by Jay Chen.

We focus on Safety

SIRAT focus on Philippine Rope access standardizations and safety practices base on the International standards

Improve Services

SIRAT will continues the improvement with the help of the ASEAN rope access associations to improve the techniques and guildlines that can help to all Rope Access companies and technicians in the country.

Vision

Institutionalizing and professionalizing of rope access technicians in the Philippines.

Mission

To advance the safe use of rope access through high quality education,  rope access operatives, standards development, and administering certifications in the Philippines.

Objectives

1.To equip all Rope access technicians with the competent certification programs that meets industry standards

2.To provide the necessary work at safety guidelines for work at height employers and clients that complies to the highest quality of occupational safety

3.To provide high quality of education and standard development for the Rope access Industry in the Philippines

Working at Heights Training

Working at Heights is any work, above or below ground level where there is a risk of personal injury through falling and/or a potential risk to people below the work site being injured by falling objects. Working at Heights training is essential to all who engage in any activities that require you to work, supervise, plan or organize work at height.

Most of SIRAT’s Operator member conducts a one (1) week working at heights course designed to ensure that all candidates who attend can, by the end of training work at height safely.

The following learning outcomes are listed below.

If you are unsure of what type of training you require, please contact our resident experts who will provide you the information you need to make an informed decision.