Certificate of RISQS Audit 2020

SAS Rope & Rail Ltd pass their 2020 RISQS Audit

SAS Rope & Rail Ltd are extremely pleased to have recently passed their 2020 RISQS Audit, under very different circumstances! This year, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the annual RISQS Audit was moved to online.  It had never been done this way before, which meant we had to pull together all our paper evidence in […]

June 9th, 2020 / Angela Clayton / 0 comments

Another year of Constructionline Accreditation

SAS Rope & Rail Ltd has again been certified as a registered supplier with Constructionline, the UK’s leading procurement and supply chain management service. Constructionline has a rigorous assessment criteria which we had to meet in order to become a certified member. Constructionline collect and assesses a wide range of information during the certification process, […]

July 2nd, 2019 / Angela Clayton / 0 comments

RISQS Accreditation 2019

We are delighted to have again received a 5* rating in our most recent Railway Industry Supplier Qualification Scheme (RISQS)Audit.   RISQS is a pre-requisite for those wishing to supply or carry out work on Network Rail’s controlled infrastructure or for London Underground. The accreditation provides an open, fair and transparent way in which SAS Rope […]

June 4th, 2019 / Angela Clayton / 0 comments

SAS Rope & Rail Ltd

SAS Rope & Rail Ltd has again been awarded accreditation from Alcumus SafeContractor for achieving excellence in health and safety in the workplace. Alcumus SafeContractor is a leading third party accreditation scheme which recognises extremely rigorous standards in health and safety management amongst contractors. It is used by thousands of organisations in the UK including […]

March 27th, 2019 / Angela Clayton / 0 comments

Another year, another 5* RISQS Audit!

SAS Rope & Rail Ltd are extremely pleased to have yet again achieved the maximum result of 5 stars in this year’s RISQS Audit. Having received 5 stars over the last few years, the pressure was really on this year to keep up this high standard, and to prove to the new RISQS Auditors that […]

July 3rd, 2018 / Angela Clayton / 0 comments

SAS Rope & Rail achieve the maximum score of 5 Stars in the annual RISQS Audit

It’s been a very busy time here at SAS Rope & Rail Ltd (we’ll be filling you in on what we’ve been up to in a later blog), and part of this has been the annual RISQS Audit, run by Achilles. The Auditor visited our Head Office in Swindon for 3 days in May, and […]

July 7th, 2017 / Angela Clayton / 0 comments

Why Choose Rope Access For Rail Maintenance

There’s no doubt that keeping the railways in perfect, working order is of incredible importance. Trains keep people going to work on time, help families see each other and can be the beginning of a once in a lifetime adventure… but what’s the best way to keep on top of it? At SAS Rope and […]

June 19th, 2017 / railadmin / 0 comments

5 Rope Access Techniques in the Industry

Rope access is thought of as one of the most efficient ways to complete a variety of work, ranging from building maintenance to railway bridge inspections. However, due to it being a highly skilled trade and containing potential hazards, it’s necessary that we implement certain techniques throughout – this aids us in making sure that […]

June 16th, 2017 / railadmin / 0 comments

Why Is Rope More Efficient Than Scaffolding?

When it comes to building maintenance, especially on higher floors, you are faced with two main options – that of rope access, and that of scaffolding. Both get the job done but which is the more efficient way? Here at SAS Rope and Rail, we truly believe that rope access is the way forward… and […]

June 12th, 2017 / railadmin / 0 comments


Rope Access FAQ

There are various situations in which you could recognise the potential usefulness of rope access. Those includes wanting a thorough inspection of a bridge or other structure that you suspect might have become damaged in a vital spot, noticing that some bulbs have gone out in awkward-to-reach lighting, or seeking to better promote your company […]

May 29th, 2017 / railadmin / 0 comments

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