Industrial Rope Access — A Means to an End or the Bus We Used to Take to Work?

ACC, Level 2, 203A
In-Person Only

This session will look at the history behind rope access and the growth and development of a sustained, safe and economical alternative to traditional fall protection. Join Ian Bevan, senior rigging manager/rope access program administrator for Disney Live Entertainment. Ian is also a SPRAT-certified Level 3 rope access technician and SPRAT-certified evaluator, and he has been certified as an IRATA level 3 rope access technician in the past. Session topics include, but are not limited to: a history of difficult access and worker safety; the role of OSHA and Difficult Access; governing bodies on worker protection; industry consensus bodies involved with rope access; relevant work at height standards; and more.