All SPRAT members enjoy the following:
- Regular updates and industry news via the SPRAT newsletter
- Involvement in the development of industry standards
- Networking resources via the MEMBERS ONLY page of the website and through attendance at SPRAT meetings and conferences
- Representation to regulatory agencies on issues involving use of rope techniques for access
- Participation in standards development
Membership in the organization is open to any company or individual interested in furthering the interest of rope access. Membership does not provide a company, or any of its employees, certification under SPRAT standards. For information on our certification program, please click here.
The Corporate Membership category is open to organizations that employ rope access personnel, provide rope access services or consulting, manufacture or distribute rope access equipment, or provide rope access training in either a for-profit or not-for-profit operation. Corporate members are regular members with one vote and receive the following:
- Three (3) additional individual listings in Directory of Members
- Three (3) individual discounts on conferences and materials
Annual dues for Corporate Membership are $950 for the first year and $850 thereafter.
The Sustaining Membership category is open to organizations that employ rope access personnel, provide rope access services or consulting, manufacture or distribute rope access equipment, or provide rope access training in either a for-profit or not-for-profit operation. Sustaining members are regular members with one vote.
Annual dues for Sustaining Membership are $350.
The Associate Membership category is open to individuals who are engaged in rope access work or providing rope access education. Associate members are regular members with one vote.
Annual dues for Associate Membership are $100 for the first year and $75 thereafter.
The Subscribing Membership category is open to organizations and individuals that do not qualify as sustaining or associate members but wish to receive information on the society’s projects. Subscribing members are entitled to such standards, reference documents and publications as SPRAT develops and the Board of Directors approves. Subscribing members are non-voting members of SPRAT.
Annual dues for Subscribing Membership are $100 for the first year and $45 thereafter.
Join by submitting an application.
All SPRAT memberships are based on the calendar year, expiring on December 31st of each year. Applications received after September 30th will have their payment counted towards the following year’s membership dues.
Contributions or gifts to SPRAT are not tax deductible as charitable contributions. However, they may be tax deductible as ordinary and necessary business expenses.