- Safe Practices for Rope Access Work
Designed to provide guidance for rope access technicians, employers, and clients regarding general safety requirements for rope access work. For a summary of updates effective immediately, click here.
- English: [pdf]
- French: [pending]
- Spanish: [pending]
- Certification Requirements for Rope Access Work
This document describes in detail the technical skill and theoretical knowledge requirements needed to obtain certification to all three levels of Rope Access Technician. For a summary of updates, effective April 1, 2019, click here
- Defined Terms
- English [pdf]
- Bridge Inspection – Typical Rope Access Techniques
This document identifies rope access techniques used to aid in the inspection of various bridge types
- English [pdf]
- Evaluation Guidelines
This guidelines document provides current and prospective candidates, trainers, hosts and Evaluators with the information and resources requisite in conducting impartial, consistent and efficient evaluations.
- Evaluator Guidelines
The purpose of this document is to provide Evaluators with the information required to provide consistent, objective, fair, accurate, and efficient evaluation sessions
- Evaluator Consensus Matrix
- Terminology Translation Glossary (Spanish)
- Standards Relating to Rope Access Equipment
- Translation Policy
The official version of a SPRAT document is the US English language version on the SPRAT web site. To facilitate global adoption, we welcome efforts to provide SPRAT standards, specifications, and documents in as many languages as possible. Please review this document for details on how to volunteer a document translation.
This policy explains how SPRAT collects and processes personal data of technicians and members.
- Process to Become an Evaluator
The purpose of this document is to provide Evaluator applicants the complete information regarding the process to become a SPRAT Evaluator.
- Process to Update Evaluations Committee Documents
This document provides a procedure for updating the public documents managed by the Evaluations Committee, including, but not limited to, the Evaluation Guidelines, the Evaluator Guidelines, the Evaluator Consensus Matrix, and the Process to Become an Evaluator.
- Process to Become an Ambassador
The purpose of this document is to provide Ambassador applicants the complete information regarding the process to become a SPRAT Evaluator.
The above documents are copyrighted to SPRAT. Printing of the documents is allowed when used in connection with education efforts only, and not for commercial purposes.