Holiday Closure

5th Point will be closed over Christmas and New Years! We will be back in the office on the 9th of January 2017. From the whole team at 5th Point, we wish you and your loved ones a safe and happy holiday period. Don’t forget you can view and book courses online: or send us an […]

EN-Forcer Pre-Orders are now Live!

5th Point are excited to announce that the Safe Tec EN-Forcer is now available for pre-order! The EN-Forcer is all stainless (except positioning cord), with a stronger body with anti squeeze side protector. It is suitable for use globally. The ultimate back-up device for heavy grit environments. Stainless body and parts will make it more […]

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5th Point are in Doha!

What a crazy month! We have three of our instructors in Doha, Qatar for two IRATA training courses running back to back. The team then fly back to both Australia and New Zealand for more courses. Between all of this, the IRATA Australia Regional Advisory Committee meeting will be held in Perth, Western Australia in […]

2nd Edition of the IRATA TACS

Following feedback received, the sections of the Training, Assessment and Certification Scheme listed below have been updated: 4.4: Training programmes; 4.7: Reassessment; 4.9: Validity of certificate; 7.3: Provision of training; 7.9: Administration (postal submissions – no longer accepted); 9.4: Assessment outcome (Guidance added for Assessors). The latest [...]

IRATA online!

Did you know that you can keep in touch with industry news on your Facebook feed? IRATA International now have an official Facebook Page – It’s a great way to keep in touch with new media releases, safety notices and information as it is posted on the IRATA International website: Delivery of news […]

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Safe Tec DUCK-R Update

There’s been a lot of question about whether or not the Safe Tec Duck-R can be towed continuously. In response, Safe Tec has amended its instructions to help clarify the situation: “The Duck-R backup device is fitted with a Positioning cord. Users must always perform a full function test of their decent device and Duck-R […]

5th Point NZ News

Welcome to the 5th Point New Zealand News page. We will be posting semi-regular updates for both local and international IRATA news over the coming weeks and month. So stay turned for our first full update!