Leigh has operational rope access experience spanning the last 24 years, completing projects across a range of industries around the world. Although predominantly based in Australia, he is engaged in the international rope access sector through his involvement with IRATA International, as well as having undertaken projects across America, Europe, Asia, Middle East, and New Zealand.
Leigh has extensive knowledge in the development and implementation of rope access systems, including: human resources management; equipment selection, advice, training and inspection; creation and implementation of rope access specific policies and procedures; and development of risk assessment methodologies through to their practical implementation (such as SWMS and pre-start talk processes).
IRATA Level 3, IRATA Instructor, IRATA Assessor and IRATA Auditor
Lyon PPE Inspector
Work Safely at Heights (RIIWHS204D)
Enter and Work in Confined Spaces (RIIWHS202D)
Senior First Aid
Positions held within IRATA International:
Executive Committee (2012- 2021)
Training Committee (2011 – 2021)
Audit Committee (2014 – 2021)
Training Committee Chairman (2012-2015)
Leigh is also the longest serving IRATA Assessor in Australia (since 2004).