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VIVABLAST rope access services – where inaccessible areas are reached perfectly

VIVABLAST Rope Access: Reaching Inaccessible Areas Safely Discover how VIVABLAST's rope access services provide safe access to hard-to-reach areas.

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Rope access is one of the most critical methods in any structure. What are the advantages of this method, and how do you select a qualified team to carry out this scope that we should be aware of?

What is rope access? Why is it regarded as a critical component and which technology is used for this service?

Rope technique has been used in a wide range of industrial applications. And this content will provide important information about this specific type, as well as the rope access service provider requirements to meet all standards.Rope Access 4

The definition of rope access and how it addresses the issue of inaccessible areas

Rope access, also known as industrial climbing, is a work placement established from climbing and caving tactics. It makes use of practical ropework to allow workers to reach difficult-to-reach positions without scaffolding, cradles, or an aerial work platform. Belts are used by all technicians to descend, ascend, and traverse ropes for access and operations. A work seat may be used on occasion. The rope support has a role in avoiding the possibility of a fall entirely. However, a backup fall arrest system is used in the unlikely event that the primary support method fails. The priority in rope-access work is safety, which involves doing the operations with as few hazards, harmful occurrences, and accidents as possible. Rope-access operations are meticulously planned and controlled for quality to ensure the safety and security of all parties engaged. The working rope provides access and support for the worker. In contrast, the safety rope acts as an independent backup system to make difficult-to-reach regions accessible safely and efficiently.Feature Photos 4

The advantages of using rope access in all types of construction

For difficult-to-reach work areas, rope access has various advantages over traditional access systems. It is a secure, cost-effective, efficient, and adaptable mode of entry.Independently, it is a faster and more convenient technique for gaining heights than other traditional methods. Due to the high degree of required training, it is recognized as the safest technique for project completion. Each crew member from VIVABLAST – one of the top access services providers – must, in particular, fulfill stringent criteria and require strict evaluations to ensure that they are fully ready to undertake safely and efficiently at heights.Unlike classic access methods, tailored rope-access systems could be swiftly and affordably developed to accommodate a wide range of conditions and applications. Rope entry helps to reach all portions of a vertical structure with little time, space, and equipment, along with lower material and labour costs.

Standard of rope access services at VIVABLAST – among the most trusted providers in Vietnam with global techniques

The Industrial Rope Access Trade Association, or IRATA, is the world’s foremost trade association for the industrial rope access work-at-height. It was founded in the late 1980s to tackle the offshore oil and gas industry’s hard-to-reach or at-height maintenance difficulties by utilizing rope techniques pioneered in the climbing and caving industries. IRATA is a necessary technology that requires all member organizations that do rope entry to have extraordinary skill sets. It identifies any patterns in mishaps and supports the evolution of equipment and procedures, allowing for continuous improvement in work practices. VIVABLAST’s technicians are all certified IRATA level 1 and are trained regularly by an IRATA level 3 Supervisor. We follow ISO 9001 and Vietnamese work at heights standards (TCVN 8207-1:2009). We only utilize the most sophisticated PPE technology as well as inspect all of our equipment regularly, following the manufacturer’s instructions.The team members can efficiently react to shifting situations due to their extensive experience in these areas. VIVABLAST can offer innovative solutions even under challenging projects since a structural engineering department always supports the team.Unlike classic access methods, tailored rope-access systems could be swiftly and affordably developed to accommodate a wide range of conditions and applications. Rope entry helps to reach all portions of a vertical structure with little time, space, and equipment, along with lower material and labour costs.Rope Access 3However, the VIVABLAST team can provide various forms of surface preparation services, such as

  • Cleaning using HP/UHP water jetting.
  • Benefits for the application of all types of protective and marine coatings
  • Services for thermal spray coating application
  • Insulation services of all kinds
  • Welding and mechanical services are available.
  • Services for nondestructive testing (visual inspections, ultrasonic testing, or MPI).

VIVABLAST’s rope access services have helped build a constructor, plant owners, and manufacturer owners reap the benefits of cost-effective and efficient solutions, as well as time-saving solutions, over years of expertise with numerous constructions. Our IRATA-certified rope access technicians at VIVABLAST can complete projects requiring specific access techniques.If you are looking for a competent provider to support, VIVABLAST will offer the most up-to-date solutions to suit all of your requirements.

About Us

VIVABLAST was founded in 1994, as a 100% foreign-owned company with an ambition to become the most preferred and trustful service provider for industrial assets protection in Southeast Asia.

Over the past two decades, Southeast Asia experienced rapid economic growth with significant investments in industrial facilities, equipment, and infrastructures of Oil and Gas, Renewable Energy, Marine, Power Generation & Manufacturing sectors.

Hence, VIVABLAST has succeeded as a reliable subcontractor for many International & Domestic companies by delivering our professional services to such prestigious companies as PIRIOU, JGCS, Technip, KNOC, Metacor, PTSC groups, Vietsovpetro, etc. with great passion.

Our innovative system of mobile blasting & painting workshops can be mobilized anywhere in Southeast Asia for all major projects and infrastructure sites, which has performed very well during Vietnam’s first refinery project – Dung Quat followed by Vung Ang 1.2 Power Plant project and the biggest Oil & Gas complex in Vietnam – Nghi Son Refinery.

In 2014, VIVABLAST landed in the soils of Thailand, Myanmar, and Malaysia to capture the growing demands of customers at any time and anywhere.

Over 28 years of steady deliberate growth, we feel confident and proud of our team and their capacities to play a vital role in the multi-disciplinary industrial services provider.

Why Choose Us?

Expertise of industrial assets preserving since 1994


VIVABLAST is a company that offers surface preparation and industrial painting solutions for various industries such as oil and gas, marine, construction, and mining. Some of the solutions they offer include abrasive blasting, hydro blasting, tank cleaning, industrial coating, and passive fire protection.

Board of Management

Mr Jacques Vivarès – Chairman
Mr Boris Vivarès – VIVABLAST Group General Director – Commercial & Business Development
Mr Shanthamani Muthukumar – VIVABLAST Vietnam General Manager

VIVABLAST is a global provider of industrial asset protection solutions in Vietnam, Thailand, Myanmar, and surrounding countries. VIVABLAST is a 100% foreign-owned Company accredited ISO 9001:2015 & ISO 45001:2018 by Bureau Veritas with offices and setup over South-East Asia. Since 1994, we have been servicing industry leaders in major projects from construction phase to maintenance programs. Our vertical expertise includes all industry sectors, particularly: oil & gas, power & utilities, shipbuilding, mining and manufacturing. We design and deliver professional services to preserve our Clients’ assets sustainably, through efficient and reliable specialty services and integrated solutions.

VIVABLAST is committed to sustainability and social responsibility. The company aims to reduce its environmental impact through various initiatives, such as implementing environmentally friendly technologies and reducing waste. Additionally, VIVABLAST has programs in place to support its employees, their families, and the communities in which they operate. The company also supports various charitable organizations and encourages its employees to participate in community service activities.