Hi-Rise Blog


Working safely at height …the passive approach

July 6, 2022
The most serious risk associated with working at height is a fall, leading to death or long-term injuries. If exposure to the fall hazard can't be eliminated, passive fall protection measures, such as guardrails, are recommended as the next effective control measure.

Rope Guide Rails

June 7, 2022
Rope Guide Rails are a rope access solution designed to protect delicate balustrades and other structures on high-rise buildings from loads placed upon them by industrial abseiling teams performing maintenance work on their facades. Learn more about Rope Guide Rails, their use and wide range of applications.

Are solar panels crippling your fall protection efforts?

October 26, 2021
The increase in solar panel installations on commercial premises can present working at height challenges, placing workers at significant risk due to falls from height. It's critical that careful thought is given to the effective installation of fall protection systems or to ensure existing systems are still fit for purpose.

Building maintenance and industrial rope access systems

August 30, 2021
Industrial rope access systems allow technicians to access the inaccessible. In this case study, we look at a non-invasive and portable access solution that enabled rope access technicians to install rail systems to the facade of a building devoid of any pre-installed anchorages.

Rising to the challenge

July 27, 2021
The COVID-19 global pandemic has changed how we live, work and socialise. As we continue to adjust to our new way of life, Hi-Rise continues to service your requirements in the safest possible way, in line with government guidelines and public health orders.
Not your standard jockey

Not your standard jockey

June 22, 2021
How do you secure safe facade access and fall protection for abseiling teams working at height while ensuring a buildings’ architectural features remain undamaged? In this article, we explore the RoofJockey™ an industrial rope access solution that overcomes these hurdles.