SERVICES

Access Solutions

Advanced Working at Height

Anchor Point Testing

Building & Structures Cleaning

Cliff & Embankment Works

Emergency Call-out

Fall Prevention

High Level Cleaning

Inspection

IRATA Personnel Supply (All Levels)

Technical Rope Rescue & Safety Cover

Vegetation Clearance & Tree Work

Access Solutions

Your problems – solved. 

Established systems, calculated rigging methods, and experience will tailor a bespoke solution to your needs.

Explore our website to discover the many options that aid our clients and contact us to discuss how we can support you.

 We can provide an alternative to permanent installation for those one-off specialist situations.

Occasionally a situation may arise where your workers needed to carry out their duties where fall protection had not previously been considered. Exposing them the potential of a fall. With minimal equipment we are able to install temporary protection and provide rescue cover while your experts complete their job in a position of safety.

Advanced Working at Height

All of our services reassuringly comply far more than a tick in the corporate box.

Non-generic risk assessments are designed particularly to your requirements with a fully detailed rescue plan (legal requirement for work at height in the UK) with suitable and adequate equipment on hand to successfully cope with emergencies;

• Maintaining a staffed exclusion zone beneath the work area to safeguard members of the public.

• Provision of a site specific risk assessment and method statement for working at height.

• Provision of a suitable and adequate rescue plan for work at height. (as required by law under the work at height regulations)

[ Dialling 999 and requesting help form public emergency services should never be accepted as a suitable rescue plan for work involving the use of harnesses and associated PFPE. - please email us for further details and to find out why 999 alone isn't adequate. We offer consultancy services of RAMS and provide feedback to assist with compliance ]

• Provision of trained, IRATA qualified, experienced personnel who can implement rescue plan in the event of worker incapacitated at height.

• Provision of specialist equipment to safely complete planned rescue. Thoroughly examined by a competent person in a time period no longer than 6 months. (as required by law under the lifting operations lifting equipment regulations - LOLER)

• Provision of suitable supervision for tasks involving working at height. 

• Provision of suitable first aid equipment complying to BS8599-1 for the work place & members of staff trained in first aid as a minimum..

Anchor Point Testing

We can install, test, inspect and certify fall arrest anchor points inline with EN795 to help your organisation comply with LOLER, PuWER, and the Working at Height regulations.

Contact us to discuss your EN-BS7883 class A1 compliance testing requirements.

Our access technicians come from a background in engineering.

Either in heavy industry, lifting equipment or marine engineering.

You will be able to discuss your requirements with our technically minded staff and experience a reassuring level of competence.

Building & Structures Cleaning

With suitable access solution to support your needs, we conduct a cleaning regime to help maintain your structural assets.

Being able to access almost all areas of a building or structure both externally and internally, allows our technicians to carry out an array of repairs.

Using specialist fall arrest equipment for climbing tower structures and masts enable our technicians to work safely wherever you need our services.

Cliff & Embankment Works

Using sophisticated ground anchors, our access technicians can descend down the face using abseil techniques and conduct an array of tasks for;

• Wildlife conservation,

• Habitat monitoring and installation of time lapse / motion cameras,

• Loose rock removal and de-scale,

• Surface survey,

• Tree felling,

• Vegetation management,

• Rock Drilling,

• Erosion protection,

• Installation of containment netting or catch fences,

Emergency Call-out

Storm damage, accidental or deliberate destruction of property can face time delays for renewal repairs when access methods have to be arranged or constructed for the work.

Our rope access technicians can swiftly position themselves to complete an emergency QuickFix, rectifying the issue until a permanent solution is established.

QuickFix is intended a a temporary step in emergencies only, and can include;

• Sealant or Coating Application to prevent rain water ingress,

• Bracing of loose items,

• Removal of loose items,

• Boarding up damaged glazing,

Fall Prevention

When fall prevention is needed but no fall protection is present, we can quickly establish a temporary fall protection system incorporated into a safe system of works while we install your permanent solution;

• Edge protection,

• Rooftop handrails,

• Access Ladders,

High Level Cleaning

Using the most appropriate access method to safely complete high level cleaning works internally or externally;

• Dust removal form Atrium structures and internal glazing,

• Window cleaning,

• Algae removal,

• Gutter clearance,

• Pressure washing

• Graffiti removal or covering over offensive artwork,

Inspection

Lifting Operations, Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998 (LOLER) requires that any equipment intended for the suspension of a human load (such as people wearing a harness) is subjected to a thorough examination by a competent person no greater than six month intervals.

For support with compliance to regulations within the Health & Safety at work act 1974 contact us to discuss how our services can assist your needs;

• LOLER certification,

• PPE inspection,

• PFPE inspection.

• Anchor point testing,

• Photographic survey and up close visual inspection reporting.

IRATA Personnel Supply

(All Levels)

Our rope access technicians are trained and certified to the strict standards of the Industrial Rope Access Trade Association with all of our rope access works being supervised by our Level 3 safety supervisor.

In addition to serving our clients, Height Tasks ltd provide IRATA certfied personnel to other companies and recruitment agencies needing to increase staff numbers for large projects.

We are able to provide;

• IRATA level 1 - to perform rope access work under the direct supervision of a level 2 or 3,

• IRATA level 2 - to perform enhanced rope access work under the guidance of a level 3

• IRATA level 3 – to supervise the safety of rope access work and conduct advanced rope rescues.

Safety supervisors are required to be trained to first aid at work as a minimum.

Technical Rope Rescue & Safety Cover

What to do if an accident or illness occurs when working at height?

Learn why just putting “Dial 999” should not be acceptable as a rescue plan – click here (rescue planning).

Remember – You are responsible for the persons you instruct to work at height

We are ready for help your organisation keep team members safe by providing safety and rescue cover on your site when you need it.

Safety is an inherent by-product of rope access due to high levels of competency training.

Unfortunately not all trades that work at height can say this, as the HSE statistics demonstrate.< https://www.hse.gov.uk/statistics/causinj/kinds-of-accident.pdf >

By structuring a fully detailed rescue plan (legal requirement for work at height in the UK) to include suitable and adequate equipment on hand to successfully cope with emergencies, reassures our clients that what may to some appear as dangerous is in fact conducted in the safest manner possible.

Vegetation Clearance & Tree Work


Our LANTRA qualified operatives conduct vegetation management tasking on an array of locations.

Often teaming up with our rope access technicians to complete aerial and ground based works including:

• Vegetation clearance,

• Vegetation removal from buildings and structures,

• Tree felling and stump removal,

• Tree trimming. (Arboriculture)

• Removal of deadwood or dangerous limbs utilising a vehicle mounted elevating work platform. (MEWP)

What our customers are saying

Thank you. Your guys did a really good job so we will definitely be in touch again soon.

M Traynor​

Assistant Property Manager

Alexander Faulkner Partnership