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Rope Access Equipment

Rope Access

Rope access makes difficult-to-reach locations accessible in a safe and efficient manner. It refers to a set of techniques whereby ropes and specialised hardware are used for working at heights. RADIAN stock all of the items below and more.

Product Code: RAASFH01 or 02
Description: AVAO® SIT FAST Harness
Manufacturer: PETZL

The AVAO SIT FAST work positioning and suspension seat harness is designed for greater comfort in all situations. Wide, semi-rigid waistbelt and leg loops give excellent support. Its lightweight, breathable construction maximizes air flow. The harness also facilitates carrying and organizing work tools, with multiple equipment loops and retainers for attaching CARITOOL tool holders and TOOLBAG tool-holder pouches. This seat harness is designed to be converted into a fall arrest harness when combined with a TOP chest harness, or into a rope access harness when combined with a TOP CROLL S or L chest harness. The AVAO SIT FAST features leg loops with FAST LT automatic buckles.


  • Ventral attachment point: attachment for a descender or a positioning lanyard for use in single mode
  • Lateral attachment points: attachment for a positioning lanyard for use in double mode
  • Rear attachment point on the waistbelt: restraint lanyard attachment
  • Certification(s): CE EN 358, CE EN 813, EAC
  • Material(s): nylon, polyester, aluminum, steel

Product Code: RATOPC01
Description: TOP CROLL® L
Manufacturer: PETZL

Chest harness for seat harness, with integrated CROLL L ventral rope clamp. The TOP CROLL L integrates a CROLL L ventral rope clamp to transform the AVAO SIT, AVAO SIT FAST seat harnesses into rope access harnesses. The foam shoulder straps are widely spaced to reduce neck chafing. When the waistbelt is loaded, they help distribute the load over the shoulders.


  • Sternal attachment point: fall arrest system attachment
  • Certification(s): CE EN 361 (with ASTRO SIT FAST, AVAO SIT, AVAO SIT FAST, FALCON, FALCON ASCENT, SEQUOIA SRT seat harness), CE EN 12841 type B, EAC
  • Material(s): nylon, polyester, aluminum, steel

Product Code: RAIDDE01
Description: I’D® S
Manufacturer: PETZL

Self-braking descender with anti-panic function, with multi-function handle that allows descent control, easier movement on inclined or horizontal terrain and positioning at the work station without the need to tie off the device. The anti-panic function only activates if the user pulls too hard on the handle. The I'D S descender has an anti-error catch to reduce the chance of an accident, and a gate that helps prevent dropping the device and facilitates rope installation when passing intermediate anchors.


  • Min. rope diameter: 10 mm
  • Max. rope diameter: 11.5 mm
  • Weight: 530g
  • Certification(s): EN 341 classe A, CE EN 12841 type C, ANSI Z359.4, NFPA 1983 Technical Use, EAC

Product Code: RARIGD01
Description: RIG
Manufacturer: PETZL

RIG is a compact self-braking descender designed for experienced rope access workers. It has an ergonomic handle that allows comfortable descent control. The AUTO-LOCK system allows users to easily position themselves at the work station without having to manipulate the handle or tie off the device. Once locked, the rope can be taken up without having to manipulate the handle. The safety gate allows the rope to be installed with the device remaining connected to the harness, facilitating passage of intermediate anchors. The stainless steel wear plate improves durability by reinforcing the rope friction zone.


  • Certifications: EN 341 type 2 class A, CE EN 12841 type C, CE EN 15151-1, NFPA 1983 Technical Use, EAC - EN 341 type 2 class A when used with a PARALLEL 10.5 mm or AXIS 11 mm rope - EN 12841 type C when used with a 10 to 11.5 mm EN 1891 A rope - EN 15151-1 when used with a 9 to 10.5 mm rope - NFPA 1983 Technical Use when used with a 10 to 11.5 mm rope
  • Weight: 400g
  • Maximum working load: 200 kg (more information in the Instructions for Use and in the technical advice at

Product Code: RARHAS01
Description: ASCENSION
Manufacturer: PETZL

The ASCENSION handled rope clamp is designed for rope ascents and features an overmolded grip and ergonomic upper part for a comfortable and powerful grip when pulling with one or two hands. The ASCENSION handled rope clamp has a wide lower hole for easily attaching two carabiners for a lanyard and footloop.


  • Material(s): aluminum, stainless steel, plastic, rubber, nylon
  • Weight: 165g
  • Rope compatibility: 8 to 13 mm
  • Certification(s): CE EN 567, CE EN 12841 type B, EAC, NFPA 1983 Technical Use

Product Code: RAABHR01
Manufacturer: PETZL

Featuring a strong chinstrap, the ALVEO BEST helmet is a very lightweight helmet for workers at height. Its unventilated shell protects against electrical hazards and molten metal splash. It is built to be lightweight and its CenterFit adjustment system adjusts the headband and keeps the helmet centered on the head. The ALVEO BEST is designed for optimal attachment of a headlamp, a protective shield, and hearing protection.


  • Head circumference: 53-63 cm
  • Weight: 350g
  • Material(s): ABS, expanded polystyrene, nylon, polycarbonate, high-strength polyester, polyethylene. Contains Alveolen® of Sekisui Alveo AG

Product Code: RAASAP01
Description: ASAP®
Manufacturer: PETZL

With its unique locking system, the ASAP sets the standard in fall protection for workers at height. In normal use, the device moves freely along the rope without any manual intervention and follows the user in all his/her movements. In case of shock or sudden acceleration, the ASAP locks on the rope and stops the user. The ASAP may also be combined with an energy absorber to work at a distance from the rope. Equipped with an OK TRIACT-LOCK carabiner, it is certified to European and Russian standards.


  • Material(s): aluminum, stainless steel
  • Weight: 370 g (295 g for ASAP and 75 g for OK TRIACT-LOCK)
  • Certification(s): CE EN 12841 type A when used with an ASAP'SORBER (European version) or ASAP'SORBER AXESS energy absorber, and an EN 1891 type A 10 to 13 mm rope
  • Certification(s): CE EN 353-2 when used with an ASAP'SORBER European version energy absorber and an AXIS 11 mm or PARALLEL 10.5 mm rope with a sewn termination
  • Certification(s): EAC when used with an ASAP'SORBER (European version) or ASAP'SORBER AXESS energy absorber, and an EN 1891 type A 10 to 13 mm rope

Product Code: RAREPU01
Description: Rescue Pulley
Manufacturer: PETZL

The very high efficiency RESCUE pulley is designed for intensive use by rescue professionals.


  • Rope compatibility: 7 to 13 mm
  • Sheave diameter: 38 mm
  • Ball bearings: yes
  • Efficiency: 95 %
  • Maximum working load: 4 kN x 2 = 8 kN
  • Weight: 185 g
  • Certification(s): CE EN 12278, NFPA 1983 General Use

Product Code: RABAGY01
Description: TRANSPORT 45L
Manufacturer: PETZL

The TRANSPORT is an especially comfortable and rugged 45 liter backpack. It is made of PVC-free material, and its welded construction provides great strength. It is ideal for long-distance carries with its padded back panel, waistbelt and shoulder straps. It is made for use under difficult conditions, and also has an ID card pocket.


  • Weight: 1250 g
  • Volume: 45 liters
  • Height: 67 cm
  • Material(s): TPU, polyester, EVA, polypropylene
  • Color(s): yellow/black

Product Code: RAROST01
Description: 10.5mm Static Rope
Manufacturer: AXIS

The AXIS 11 mm low stretch kernmantel rope is designed for work at height. The standard diameter ensures a good grip for easier handling. The EverFlex construction guarantees great flexibility and consistent performance over time.


  • Diameter: 11 mm
  • Material(s): polyester, nylon
  • Certification(s): CE EN 1891 type A, EAC, NFPA 1983 Technical Use
  • Weight per meter: 82 g
  • Strength tied with figure-eight knot: 19 kN
  • Strength with sewn termination: 22 kN
  • Impact force (factor 0,3): 5,2 kN
  • Number of factor 1 falls: 12
  • Percentage of sheath: 41 %
  • Static elongation: 3 %

Product Code: NONE
Description: 10.1mm Dynamic Rope
Manufacturer: MAMBO

The 10.1 mm diameter MAMBO dynamic rope is designed for work at height professionals that use climbing techniques for progression. The thick sheath improves abrasion resistance.


  • Diameter: 10.1 mm
  • Material(s): nylon
  • Certification(s): CE EN 1891
  • Weight per meter: 65 g
  • Impact force: 8,5 kN
  • Number of factor 1,77 falls: 7
  • Construction: 40 carrier
  • Percentage of sheath: 37 %
  • Static elongation: 8.5 %
  • Dynamic elongation: 34 %

Product Code: RASEAT01
Description: Lyon 60cm Comfort Rope Access Work Seat
Manufacturer: LYON

Lyon Comfort Work Seat (60cm) - Designed for use in conjunction with a fall-arrest or work positioning harness. Two easily accessible equipment loops. Easy adjustment with the Double-back buckles. Easily positioned on the back when not in use. Made from plywood and canvas.


  • Lyon 60cm Comfort Seat
  • Size: 60cm wide
  • Breaking Load: N/A
  • Conformity: Not PPE

Product Code: RAROPEL01
Description: Lyon Canvas Rope Edge Protector 100cm x 15cm
Manufacturer: LYON

Lyon Canvas Rope Protector - Canvas wrap-around rope protector with velco strip along its length to enclose the rope. Eyelet and fixing cord at one end to stop it slipping down the rope.


  • Velcro closure
  • Provides protection to fixed ropes from limited abrasion
  • Can be secured to the structure as 'sheet' protection
  • Durable dual layer canvas construction
  • Secure installation using prussic type attachment or eyelets
  • Length 100cm x 15cm

Not suitable for sharp edges! If you cannot do the job a different way, or use a deviation to stop your ropes coming into contact with a sharp edge, then please consider our range of metal edge protection.

Product Code: RALANY01
Description: Petzl GRILLON - Adjustable Lanyard for work positioning
Manufacturer: PETZL

The GRILLON adjustable lanyard is used to make work positioning systems, to complement a fall-arrest system. Its length can be very easily and precisely adjusted as necessary for comfortable positioning at the work station. Depending on the configuration, it can be used in single or double mode. GRILLON is available in two colors and seven lengths (2, 3, 4, 5, 10, 15 and 20 m). It is certified to North American, European and Russian standards.


  • Material(s): nylon, polyester, aluminum
  • Certification(s): ANSI Z359.3, CSA Z259.11, CE EN 358, CE EN 12841 type C, EAC