About heightec

Technical equipment, specialist training and operational support services for height safety and rescue professionals

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We provide everything you need for technical work at height - offering a full range of technical work kits and rescue systems, competence based specialist training, expert safety auditing, consultancy, inspection and testing services.

We are the only UK manufacturer that specialises in the design of technical fall protection equipment who offers complementary training and support services via our national network of height safety training centres.

Our Mission

To be the most sophisticated supplier for specialist work at height by combining core values of elegant, innovative products and expertise in methods of use. 

heightec is accredited to ISO 9001 for all our business activities.

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heightec is a UK manufacturer with over 25 years' experience specialising in the design and manufacture of technical products for ascent, descent, work positioning, fall arrest and rescue.

Our equipment is designed with the highest margins of safety and tested beyond the requirements of international standards.

heightec products combine exceptional performance with superior strength and durability and are manufactured within the highest levels of quality control.

Since 1997, we have manufactured a complete range of specialist equipment for work at height and rescue including fall arrest and general personal protective equipment (PPE). Our portfolio of products includes harnesses, helmets, ascenders, descenders, fall arrestors, rope grabs, rope, lanyards, anchors & slings, pulleys, connectors, quadpods and rescue stretchers.

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Design Innovation

heightec products are designed with a single objective - to excel at whatever they do.

Each industry is unique and individual users have different needs and expectations.

All our products are designed and adapted for specific situations and techniques - such as specialist rescue, tower climbing and rope access etc.

heightec products have won many awards for innovation, including a UK Design Council Millennium Product award and Innovation Awards from the British Safety Industry Federation.

Specialist Training

heightec has a long and established history with height safety, we were pivotal in bringing “BS 8454 Code of Practice for delivery of training and education for work at height and rescue” into existence.

To date we have delivered over 145,000 training days, providing work at height and rescue training throughout the UK and across the world.  We have a national network of dedicated Height Safety Centres with training venues in Aberdeen, Leeds, Kendal, London and Birmingham giving clients the convenience of choice, reducing downtime and minimising cost.

With a combined floor area of over 48,000 square feet, our centres comprise a diverse and comprehensive range of indoor training environments delivering a full portfolio of courses for all industries who work at height. Courses are specifically designed to ensure candidates become competent and confident in their respective activity by providing a balanced mix of knowledge and practical based training.

heightec are approved training providers of Global Wind Organisation (GWO) and IRATA industrial rope access. Our telecoms courses are approved by ARQIVA and the Mast and Tower Safety Group (MATS) and include Energy and Utility Skills (EUSR) registration.