Company

National Height Safety and Access Solutions Pty Ltd are responsible for
some of the most innovative access solutions in Australia.

Specialists and professional service providers
in height safety and rope access

The growth of National Height Safety and Access Solutions over the past 14 years has seen us go from offering small-scale rope access & window cleaning services, to becoming a national leader in rope access and height safety solutions.

We’re proud of the fact that we’ve retained many of the clients we started out with all those years ago. We believe it to be a testimony to our work and the culture that drives us.

As demand from a rapidly expanding industry has grown, Rope Access Services have matured, presenting NHSAS with opportunities in construction, installation, inspection and consultancy to seize upon.

National Height Safety & Access Solutions is accredited with the AS/NZ 4801 Certification. This provides us with a mandate to perform to the highest Work Health & Safety standards required by the Commonwealth government.

As we’ve grown, National Height Safety & Access Solutions has earn’t an enviable reputation in the Rope Access industry for reliability, innovation, high-level skill sets and a “can do” attitude.

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Innovation

We work closely with manufacturers to improve product design, helping us work more efficiently in the rope access services we perform.

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Quality

Is everything to us. We pride ourselves on leading the industry by delivering quality outcomes project after project.

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Training

Is at the heart of our culture, so that we maintain high-level skill sets and remain safe in the extreme situations we tackle.

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Compliance

Is a must for any building, complex or public structure and we are masters at keeping our clients compliant and safe at all times.

Management Team

Richard Sheppard

Richard Sheppard

Managing Director

Biography

Richard started his career in the rope access and window cleaning industries in 2000, and established Window Cleaning Professionals in 2001, and Sydney Height Safety Solutions in 2005.

In March 2009 Sydney Height Safety Solutions changed its name to National Height Safety & Access Solutions as part of a strategy to create greater awareness, presence and services throughout Australia that now provides National Services to Westfield (Scentre Group), Lend Lease and the Goodman Group.

Richard was appointed Chairman of ARAA (Australian Rope Access Association in 2012 and oversaw the Associations growth and development Internationally, including the historic event in November 2014 of a joint alliance with Singaporean, Indonesian, Taiwanese, Korean and Hong Kong rope access associations.

Richard is active within the Working at Heights Association (WAHA) as a key stakeholder within the Installers category and remains committed to improving the safety of all those involved within the Working at Heights and Rope Access industries.

Tyrone Stewart

Tyrone Stewart

Technical Director

Biography

Tyrone Stewart is the driving force behind the innovational & operational success of the Group from its initial foundations.

He has been involved with the Construction industry for 25 years, and overseas the Groups Design Architectural drafting, Construction and Installations teams.

Tyrone is qualified as a Level 3 ARAA Rope Technician, Advanced Rigger, Confined Space, Elevated Work Platforms and all levels of Safe Work at Heights competency based requirements.

Adam Wakerley

Adam Wakerley

Inspection & Equipment Manager

Biography

Adam Wakerley has been involved within the Height Safety industry for the past 10 years. He previously worked for many years with Beaver B Safe a manufacture of all aspects of fall prevention equipment.

Adam is a qualified as a Cert IV Workplace Training and Assessor, Cert IV in Occupational Health and Safety and heads the National Contracts for Height Safety Inspections with Lend Lease, Goodman and Westfield.

Brett Eather

Brett Eather

General Manager

Biography

Brett Eather Leads all rope access activities within the Groups Operations and has been involved with Rope & Difficult Access for the past 14 years.

Brett is qualified as Level 3 ARAA Rope Technician, Advanced Rigger, Confined Space, Elevated Work Platforms and holds a Cert IV in Occupational Health and Safety ensuring safety standards and procedures are maintained.

Ken Pedelty

Ken Pedelty

Construction Manager

Biography

Ken Pedelty has been involved with the Construction industry for the past 10 years and has helped build our Construction and Installation division to be recognised as one of the leading quality suppliers to the Height Safety industry covering access systems and fall prevention controls.

His knowledge and experience has enabled our unique construction cast in anchoring system to be industry leading and recognized as the safest and efficient method of providing workplace safety in Australia.

Ken is qualified as Cert IV Building residential and Cert 111 in Carpentry/ formwork and joinery and holds a Supervisors

Nick Gillum

Nick Gillum

National Safety & Compliance Manager

Biography

Nick Gillum leads the teams in compliance and auditing for all aspects of working at heights. He has been involved with the industry for the past 13 years and holds a Cert IV in Occupational Health and Safety and Internal Auditor qualification.

His knowledge of Legislative requirements, Codes of Practice and Australian Standards and the ability to document within detailed risk management reports is the foundation of strong client relationships.

Relle Houle

Relle Houle

Administration Manager

Biography

Relle Houle has been involved with the construction industry for the past 15 years. Client and contracts management development are at the core of the daily challenges.

Rod Gibbs

Rod Gibbs

State Manager: VIC, SA, WA

Biography

Based in Melbourne, Rod comes from an engineering and manufacturing background, and his been involved with the Building Services, Construction and Height Safety Industries for the past 10 years.

Active with the leading fall prevention and safety manufactures, Rod is renowned for innovation, and practical solutions.

These skills were the foundation of a new product development a full secure and unique method of an anchor point lock out system.

Vision

To lead the way in Rope Access through technology, innovation, technique and a wealth of hard earned experience and accumulated knowledge.

Mission

To provide premium Rope Access Services to our clients with difficult access requirements, and ensure their assets remain compliant and up to safety spec.

Values

National Height Safety & Access Solutions value Integrity, Professionalism, Teamwork, Communication and Leadership.

Accreditations

“We promote a culture that encourages learning and innovation. This enables our people to make educated decisions, giving them the edge when implementing safety measures or conducting their daily routine.”