Equipment Inspection: Part VI

Welcome back to part VI of the Equipment Inspection mini-blog! As always, you can read all our previous blog posts via the 5th Point Articles Tab. We left off with a small showcase on the speed of RFiD scanning. This speed definitely came into play with the highly anticipated re-scan of all retrofit DMM RFiD tags. […]


Equipment Inspection: Part V

Welcome back! As always, the previous parts of the mini-blog can be read on the news articles tab on the 5th Point website. We have scheduled our re-scan for next week. But in the mean time, we had another shipment of DMM RFiD product show up, so we decided it was a good opportunity to show you exactly […]


Equipment Inspection: Part IV

Aaaand we’re back! Don’t forget you can read Parts I-III of this mini blog via our Articles tab! During our last update, we focussed on the importance of equipment inspections, who can perform them, human error and our switch from spreadsheets to Papertrail and DMM Wales RFiD Technology – and finished with a slightly ominous hint that […]


Equipment Inspections – Part II

Welcome to our next instalment of Equipment Inspections! If you’ve just tuned in – you can read our first post here: the quick summary is that everyone tends to dislike equipment inspections, and 5th Point are currently implementing new RFiD tech, courtesy of DMM Wales, in conjunction with moving to Papertrail, a ‘cloud based’ [...]


Equipment Inspections

It’s inevitable that we encounter new equipment and PPE within the Industrial Rope Access industry. Innovations allow the progression of our sector, and provide us with the opportunity to develop more effective methodology. One thing that has lagged behind the evolution of industrial rope access equipment (if not all technical hardware in the [...]


IRATA Training on the Gold Coast

5th Point are pleased to announce that we have locked in our Gold Coast training schedule for early 2017!! This is a fantastic opportunity for our QLD based rope techs to undergo training with our strictly selected IRATA Level 3 Instructors. Each of our instructors have global training experience, and remain current within the industry […]


5th Point are accepting resumes!

5th Point are currently accepting resume’s from AU/NZ based IRATA International technicians who meet the following requirements: * Minimum of 500 hours * Mechanical Fitter and/or Basic-Adv Riggers * White Card * Work Safely at Heights * Current Passport CV’s can be sent through to deborah@5thpoint.com.au We have a few upcoming contracts we need [...]


Rope access or BMUs — which technology is safer?

Original article by Gordon Cadzow, secretary of the Australian Working at Heights Association (WAHA) found online here. Rope access or BMUs — which technology is safer? Recent falls from height on building facade work have been recorded from both rope access applications and from the use of building maintenance units (BMUs). These incidents have again raised [...]

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