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CAM Abseiling Ltd launched to deliver rope access services

Published 10th July, 2015 by Neil Nixon

CAM Abseiling Ltd launched to deliver rope access services

CAM Specialist Support has launched CAM Abseiling Ltd, a brand new company focused on delivering a comprehensive range of safe, efficient industrial rope access solutions for building owners and managing agents.

CAM Abseiling Ltd sits within the CAM Group and is dedicated to carrying out complex building support services that involve working at height or working in difficult access scenarios, including window cleaning, general maintenance and repairs, construction cladding, and survey and inspection work. CAM Abseiling also covers interior atria and stairwells where safe access may be an issue.

A consultancy service is available to developers and architects at the design stage of construction projects to plan strategies for rope access or other working at height operations for the finished building.

All abseiling work is carried out by CAM's specialist, fully IRATA trained, in-house team, which ensures the highest level of safety and supervision for clients. Tailored site surveys, detailed customised risk assessments and method statements are provided by IRATA Level 3 rope access team leaders who identify and evaluate the safest, most appropriate method of access.

CAM Abseiling's rope access team is also equipped to manage other trades working from building cradles, mobile elevated work platforms, scaffolding and prefabricated access towers, ensuring coordinated service provision for clients.

The new company is headed by its operations director, Elijah Howell, who was formerly an IRATA Level 3 supervisor. Howell has worked with CAM Specialist Support for 10 years and brings with him a wealth of knowledge, experience and expertise. He said: “The CAM Group is highly experienced in providing specialist support to building managers and agents in what are usually classed as high risk operations when maintaining and cleaning high level buildings, and the launch of CAM Abseiling represents a natural extension for our business. There are benefits to rope access techniques for our clients, not least because of the versatility and unobtrusive nature of these systems, meaning that our rope access team can proceed with minimum impact on structure and surroundings, often getting the job done at a fraction of the cost compared with scaffolding or MEWPs.”

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