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About

About

About Tasman Rope Access

Tasman Rope Access perform all work in compliance with the Industrial Rope Access Trade Association (IRATA) and are a fully accredited IRATA member.

We provide a range of working Rope Access technicians to various sectors in the Australian marketplace. We continue to provide our clients with low-cost and efficient rope access solutions, especially working in the most confined spaces. Our safety record has been perfect since we were established.

Since 2015, Tasman has never had an incident requiring medical treatment. Our HSEQ management system and dedicated team members continue to keep height safety and risk assessment our number one priority.

Our Flexibility

Tasman Rope Access provides a range of Rope access and trade qualified technicians across varying sectors in the Australian marketplace. With offices in Western Australia, South Australia and Queensland, we continue to provide our valued clients cost-effective and efficient rope access solutions with a significant reduction in the inherent risks associated with all high-risk tasks.

At Tasman Rope Access, there is never any compromise to the health and safety of our staff. Since the establishment of the company, Tasman has successfully maintained a zero lost time and medically treated injury rate. This is due in part to our strong HSEQ integrated management system and dedicated staff who continue to ensure that safety is paramount in everything that we do.

With over 350 IRATA-qualified technicians, we supply skilled tradesmen and women on a 24-7 basis. Our technicians can access, inspect, repair and replace equipment without the requirement for scaffold. The removal of scaffold results in substantial cost savings from a reduction in equipment hire, work scheduling lead-times and labour capital expenditures.

Tasman Rope Access

 

Our goal is zero

Tasman Rope Access will set HSE performance targets in line with the requirements of clients.

For all Tasman Rope Access operations our number one goals are:

•  ZERO FATALITIES

•  ZERO LOST TIME INJURIES

•  ZERO ENVIRONMENTAL INCIDENTS

Health, Safety, the Environment and Quality are, without compromise, our number one focus and highest priority. This is mirrored by all personnel engaged for work or the provision of services by Tasman Rope Access.

Our overall goal is to protect both people and the environment.

We recognise that attaining the absolute goal of realising no harm to people or the environment is extremely challenging, and we work with our clients, suppliers, and the workforce towards achieving this goal and continuously improving our management system. By providing our safe and specialist services to your organisation we will prove to be an extremely useful asset to your site’s daily operations and improvements.

 

Our History

Since the company was founded in 2015, Tasman Rope Access is the market leader in working in height and access solutions.

2015

  • 81,059 hours on ropes with zero MTI and LTI achieved
  • Dropped Object Prevention Scheme (DROPS) certification awarded
  • Industrial rope access trade Association (IRATA) certification awarded
  • Integrated HSEQ Management Systems Certified to OHS, environmental & Quality
  • Office established in Western Australia

2016

  • 103,000 hours on ropes with zero MTI and LTI Achieved
  • Category 3 Rio Tinto Certification awarded
  • Fortescue Metals Group HSES Contractor certification achieved

2017

  • 164,893 hours on ropes with zero MTI and LTI achieved
  • Queensland office established
  • Partnership established with the Australia Defence Force for Employment transition pathways

2018

  • 228,157 Hours on ropes with zero MTI and LTI achieved
  • South Australia office established
  • Partnership established with Wirrpanda Foundation
  • Awarded national ‘Diversity and Inclusion award from the Safety Institute of Australia

2019

  • 254,515 hours on ropes with zero MTI and LTI achieved
  • Elected to one of eight seats of the IRATA ‘international Health and Safety Committee’
  • Shortlisted finalist for the ‘Safety Solution of the Year’ for the Australian Manufacturing Endeavour Awards.
  • Office established in Dampier, Western Australia

2020

  • Estimated 280,000 hours on ropes
  • ISO/TS 29001 Oil and Gas Management Systems certification awarded
  • Appointment to Fortescue metals group ‘Working at heights committee’
  • Shortlisted finalist for the ‘Large Employer’ category for Scott Morrison’s ‘Prime Minister’s Veterans’ Awards
  • Featured in the ‘International Institute of Risk and Safety Management

Our Social Impact Program

Tasman Rope Access take great pride in the ability to provide employment opportunities in varying sectors within the rope access industry. In 2017, Tasman Rope Access launched an internal ‘Diversity, Inclusion and Social Impact Program’. The program, developed by the staff of Tasman Rope Access, is aimed to create opportunities within the company that has stemmed from the personal beliefs and causes of our staff. Strategic partnerships to provide training and employment to pathways have been established for First Nations People, transitioning Australia Defence Force Veterans and further opportunities to increase female participation in the rope access industry.

In 2018 the Safety Institute of Australia awarded the initiative the national ‘2018 Diversity and Inclusion Program Champion’

Aboriginal, Indigenous and Torres Strait Islander Engagement

Tasman Rope Access has engaged several community organisations under the internal ‘Reconciliation Action Plan’. We partner with leading organisations who aim to improve the quality of life for First Nations People.

Under the plan, we provide work experience/internship opportunities and apprenticeship and provide rope access career pathways. The initiatives aim in providing long-term, sustainable careers for the participants in providing self-independent financial stability through professional training and education.

Wirrpanda Foundation

The Wirrpanda Foundation and several community organisations under our ‘Reconciliation Action Plan’. We partner with leading community-based organisations that aim to improve the quality of life for Aboriginal, Indigenous, and Torres Strait Islander Australians.

Under the Plan, we provide work experience placements, internship opportunities, apprenticeships, and pathways to employment. The initiatives aim in providing long-term, sustainable careers for the participants in providing self-independent financial stability through professional training and education.

Female Participation

Tasman Rope Access is actively involved in gender equality and female participation within the male-dominated trade and mining industries. Opportunities are provided through Tasman Rope Access for work experience, internships and apprenticeships within the company.

Australian Defence Force Veterans

Tasman is proud to provide engagement openings to individuals who have provided service to our country. In addition, the skillsets obtained whilst in the military provides additional assurance to our client base that occupational health and safety, risk management and compliance with process and procedures are always maintained to the highest standards.

Veterans Employment Commitment

Tasman Rope Access is one of the growing numbers of Australian organisations that recognise the skills and experience of veterans. Our signed agreement with the Department of Veteran Affairs of the Veterans Employment Commitment is a public declaration that we strongly support training and employment pathways for those who have selflessly served our country.

LGBTIQ+ Community

Tasman Rope Access continues to provide employment pathways and non-discriminatory employment practices for employees and potential candidates that identify as members of the LGBTIQ+ community.

Work Experience Opportunities

Tasman Rope Access offers internship opportunities to a range of service providers and education organisations. Work experience programs, such as those offered through ‘Instep’ and ‘JobSeek’, engage Tasman Rope Access to provide real-world working environment experience; assisting the candidates in their personal growth and development within their chose career paths. In addition, Tasman Rope Access provides post-graduate students from varying universities to apply their learnings within a corporate environment. Master’s students within Business Administration, Work Health and Safety and Human Resource Management provide on-going analysis and continual review of the integrated management systems.

Environmental Impact

To reduce our carbon footprint, Tasman Rope Access has installed 132 solar panels onto the roof of the head office building. Electricity bills reduced on average by 68% in electricity consumption and subsequent greenhouse gas emissions. The initiative has resulted in an average monthly reduction of 3,837 kilograms of emissions, or equivalent to:

  • the same amount of greenhouse gas emissions generated from driving 15,295kms in a standard sedan vehicle;
  • 5 acres of forest required to be planted to offset the Co2; or
  • 1,635 litres of fuel.

 

 

Strength in Numbers

Strength in Numbers

93%

Repeat clients that use Tasman Rope Access

0%

Zero medically treated injury or lost time injury since founded

350+

IRATA Qualified Technicians

25+

Supported charities and sporting groups

2015

Tasman Rope Access was founded

20+

Training and employment opportunities across indigenous, Torres Strait Islander Australians, females, and transitioning Australian defence force Veterans

Our Services

We have the skills to offer tailor-made, precise maintenance solutions on a wide variety of Rope Access projects across Australia.

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Our Partners

Tasman Rope Access, Tasman Power, and Northwest Mining and Civil are part of the E&A Ltd group of companies.

Industry experts

Specialists in world class rope access and working at height maintenance solutions

Industries
Mining

Mining

Fabrication and engineering services for fixed and mobile plant.

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Oil & Gas

Oil & Gas

A range of specialised services across the oil and gas sector.

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Marine

Marine

Providing maintenance and installation services across the marine sector.

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Agriculture

Agriculture

Perform works across a wide range of agricultural equipment.

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City & Commercial

City & Commercial

Supply, installation and certification of roof anchor and height safety protection systems.

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Renewables

Renewables

Rope access and working at height services for the renewable energy sector.

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Our Accreditations

We place the safety of site personnel above everything else.

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