Blog and Updates

Making Sense of Helmet Standards
June 27, 2022
Making Sense of Helmet Standards

The standards that helmets need to meet for use when working at height aren't so simple. In this post, we outline the differences between helmet standards, and why these are important when purchasing a helmet for working on ropes.

Why we're building Scannable
April 4, 2022
Why we're building Scannable

Find out a bit more about Scannable, the data problem that the vertical world is facing, where this awesome journey began, and where we're heading.

The market has spoken, and we've listened
May 20, 2022
The market has spoken, and we've listened

A few attempts have been made by manufacturers and tech companies to address the safety and compliance woes that the arb and rope access industry face, all of which have missed the mark in one way or another. We share what we’ve learnt from listening to the industry, and how we’re using this to make Scannable different.

The challenges of tracing rope
April 4, 2022
The challenges of tracing rope

Maintaining traceability from an original spool of rope to each cut length of rope or wire is an enormous challenge in our industry. We explore why it's so tough, and what can be done about it.

Using Petzl codes and other scannable technology
April 5, 2022
Using Petzl codes and other scannable technology

Have you ever looked at that little grey mark on Petzl gear and wondered what it does, or if there’s a better way than using a spreadsheet to track your gear?