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The Heightec Group Limited


Technical equipment, specialist training and operational support services for height safety and rescue professionals

We provide everything you need for technical work at height - offering a full range of technical work kits and rescue systems, competence based specialist training, expert safety auditing, consultancy, inspection and testing services.

We are the only UK manufacturer that specialises in the design of technical fall protection equipment who offers complementary training and support services via our national network of height safety training centres.

Our Mission

To be the most sophisticated supplier for specialist work at height by combining core values of elegant, innovative products and expertise in methods of use. 

heightec is accredited to ISO 9001 for all our business activities.


heightec is a UK manufacturer with over 20 years' experience specialising in the design and manufacture of technical products for ascent, descent, work positioning, fall arrest and rescue.

Our equipment is designed with the highest margins of safety and tested beyond the requirements of international standards.

heightec products combine exceptional performance with superior strength and durability and are manufactured within the highest levels of quality control.

Since 1997, we have manufactured a complete range of specialist equipment for work at height and rescue including fall arrest and general personal protective equipment (PPE). Our portfolio of products includes harnesses, helmets, ascenders, descenders, fall arrestors, rope grabs, rope, lanyards, anchors & slings, pulleys, connectors, quadpods and rescue stretchers.

Design Innovation

heightec products are designed with a single objective - to excel at whatever they do.

Each industry is unique and individual users have different needs and expectations.

All our products are designed and adapted for specific situations and techniques - such as specialist rescue, tower climbing and rope access etc.

heightec products have won many awards for innovation, including a UK Design Council Millennium Product award in 2001 and Innovation Awards from the British Safety Industry Federation in 2004, 2006 and 2007.

Specialist Training

heightec has a long and established history with height safety, we were pivotal in bringing “BS 8454 Code of Practice for delivery of training and education for work at height and rescue” into existence.

To date we have delivered over 100,000 training days, providing work at height and rescue training throughout the UK and across the world.  We have a national network of dedicated Height Safety Centres with training venues in Aberdeen, Leeds, Kendal, London, Birmingham and Kelvedon (Essex), giving clients the convenience of choice, reducing downtime and minimising cost.

With a combined floor area of over 45,000 square feet, our centres comprise a diverse and comprehensive range of indoor training environments delivering a full portfolio of courses for all industries who work at height. Courses are specifically designed to ensure candidates become competent and confident in their respective activity by providing a balanced mix of knowledge and practical based training.

heightec are IRATA and Global Wind Organisation (GWO) approved training providers and our telecoms courses are approved by ARQIVA and the Mast and Tower Safety Group (MATS). Our MATS and ARQIVA approved telecoms courses include Energy and Utility Skills registration (EUSR).



DUON-Air™ Vented Helmet

Ultimate head protection for work at height and confined spaces

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NEW APEX – Integrated Rope Access Harness

The only harness offering an integrated yet replaceable chest ascender.

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Rigger’s Tower Climbing Kit

A versatile combination of equipment which allows for work positioning and fall arrest. Can be readily integrated into systems for rope access, rescue and evacuation, ideal for riggers in the telecoms and rigging industries.

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Rope Access Kit

High specification industrial rope access kit with innovative new rope devices.

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WTG Wind Turbine Climber Safety Kit

Comprehensive off-the-shelf safety kit for Wind Turbine Climbers.

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MICRON Evacuation System

Advanced evacuation descender for specialist industries

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ROTOR WTG Rescue System

For self-evacuation or recovery of a casualty from tall structures, including wind turbines.

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ROTOR Tower Crane Rescue System

ROTOR Tower Crane Rescue System has been configured specifically for the construction industry but adaptable for many others.

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CHRYSALIS Rescue Stretcher

Versatile rescue roll stretcher with patented integral casualty harness.

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Advanced Lifting and Lowering Kit

Complete kit for rigging and light lifting

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