Reaching work locations that are difficult to access is a common problem faced both by manufacturers and the inspection teams. Previously, methods such as scaffoldings, ladders, gondolas, boson chairs, mechanical lifts and staging were used. However, these methods were unsafe and extremely costly.
Inspired by developments in recreational mountaineering and caving, rope access or abseiling is now a work position technique of choice in reaching non-accessible work locations. It is also an internationally recognized alternative to the options mentioned.
VELOSI is a full member of the International Rope Access Trade Association (UK) since 1993. And VELOSI's Rope Access Engineering Department provides highly trained, multi-disciplined technicians and specialists for both onshore and offshore projects in the following areas:
Rope Access is safe, environmentally-friendly and cost effective since no mechanically powered devices are used. Some of the other advantages are: