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Jen Visits Cragside With Plumpton College

on Wednesday, 23 April 2014 10:21.

With the Arb college season into full swing now after a wet, cold and miserable winter the 3ATC Climbing Competitions are gathering pace.

Our Technical Sales Representative, Jen Edwards, managed to catch up recently with a group of students from Plumpton College to witness them practicing their skills for the upcoming competitions.

Lyon Welcomes The UK’s Very First Petzl Technical Partner

on Tuesday, 22 April 2014 07:08.

PetzlWe are delighted to announce that Mark Wright Training Limited has become the UK’s first Petzl Technical Partner under the Petzl Solutions Network.  As the UK’s sole Petzl Technical Institute, we are able to audit and authorise selected training providers who wish to join the growing Petzl Solutions Network.

Lyon Ground Anchor Kit

on Thursday, 27 March 2014 11:23.

A Lyon developed mini ground anchor kit is set to be launched shortly.

Customer information for PETZL CROLL

on Tuesday, 18 March 2014 09:12.

As part of PETZL's continued commitment to the highest standards of quality and security PETZL have today released additional customer information on the maintenance and inspection of their CROLL ascender. This information bulletin may be found on the PETZL Professional web site by clicking here.

Petzl Rope Trip 2014, Welcome To Sweden!

on Thursday, 13 February 2014 14:39.

Petzl Rope Trip 2014The Petzl RopeTrip is heading to Uppsala, Sweden, from May 29 to 31, 2014. The aim of this rope access challenge remains the same: to bring together rope specialists from across the globe for an event that combines competition and camaraderie.

During the two days of competition, each team of three will take part in qualifying rounds in order to participate in the finals and perhaps win the trophy! For more information on what the challenge is all about and how to enter click here.

New Courses And New Initiatives For 2014

on Monday, 03 February 2014 11:17.

2013 was a busy year for the Lyon Equipment Training Centre as more and more organisations and individuals recognised that Lyon is the source for definitive training and assessment for work at height and rescue.  Indeed, we can truly say that our training courses have gained international renown as we delivered training in Singapore, Greece and Sweden in addition to those delivered across the UK and at our own purpose-built training centre in Cumbria.

Petzl ZIGZAG Recall And Exchange Procedure 2014 Update

on Monday, 06 January 2014 13:00.

Petzl ZIGZAG RecallSummary of the facts

On Friday, April 12, Petzl was informed of an accidental fall in a training center in Germany. This fall was related to a failure of the rope end attachment hole of the original Petzl ZIGZAG mechanical Prusik with serial number below 13108******. Petzl have since been informed of another identical failure.

These failures were the result of a particular configuration of a cantilevered and off axis loaded upper carabiner.

Petzl believes that this incorrect positioning of the connector could inadvertently occur during normal use with the potential for serious injury or death.

Technical Information Update Regarding The AVAO® BOD CROLL FAST Harness

on Monday, 04 November 2013 11:20.

petzlFollowing feedback from two rope access users in the last six months, Petzl have decided to implement a minor improvement to the AVAO BOD CROLL rope access full body harness. New and existing AVAO BOD CROLL users can find further information via the Technical Information download on Petzl's website here.

Lyon Working With Treepartner

on Thursday, 18 July 2013 14:39.

We're delighted to announce the launch of a new and exciting collaboration with tree worker training specialists, Treepartner.  Together we offer a complete range of training, certification, consultancy and equipment services for the professional arborist and for anyone involved in tree care and working at height during the practical management of trees.

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