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Doest though know the ropes? Then art thou SPRAT-certified?

The Society of Professional Rope Access Technicians (SPRAT) certifies all three levels of Rope Access Technician. The organization has spiffy logo:

Rope access technicians are technicians who hang off or on ropes, on purpose, for reasons other than burglary, generally involving buildings, monuments, and such.

You might wonder who maintains and manages the Certification Requirements for Rope Access Work standards document for SPRAT. The official answer is The Certification Requirements Committee. The Certification Requirements Committee, in its own words, “maintains and manages the Certification Requirements for Rope Access Work standards document.”

Alternatively, or in addition, you might wonder who maintains industry specific brochures for SPRAT. The official answer to that is The Industry Specific Committee. The Industry Specific Committee, in its own words, “maintains industry specific brochures.”

Here is a colorful (Can you identify all of the colors?) video—one of many—made by one of the many SPRAT-friendly organizations tied together by bonds of rope knowledge, lore, and practice:

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