About heightec

Technical equipment, specialist training and operational support services to 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 innovation, excellence and integrity in product design, training delivery & support services.

heightec is accredited to ISO 9001:2008 for all our business activities.

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ManufacturingDUON safety helmet

heightec is a UK manufacturer with over 20 years experiences specialising in the design and manufacture of technical products for ascent, descent work positioning, fall arrest and rescue.

Our equipment is design 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.

Our factory based in the North West of England was established in 1997,  manufacturing a comprehensive range of specialist equipment for fall arrest and personal protective equipment (PPE) such as harnesses, helmets, ascenders, descenders, fall arrestors, rope grabs, rope, lanyards, anchors & slings, pulleys, connectors, quadpods and rescue stretchers.

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 in 2001 and Innovation Awards from the British Safety Industry Federation in 2004, 2006 and 2007.

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 100,000 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, Birmingham and Kelvedon (Essex), giving clients the convenience of choice, reducing downtime and minimising cost.

With a combined floor area of over 45,000 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 IRATA, RenewableUK (RUK) and Global Wind Organisation (GWO) approved training providers and our telecoms courses are approved by ARQIVA.

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