Safety Commission members at meeting in Paris, France (Photo: UIAA)
About the Safety Commission
Safety commission have members from many different UIAA member
federations. The manufacturers of equipment which use the UIAA safety
standards are also represented as trade members.
We also give climbers and mountaineers advice how to treat their equipment, and how best to use it to avoid accidents.
To minimise accidents in mountaineering and climbing by:
- Developing standards for mountaineering and climbing equipment to minimise accidents caused by equipment failure or unsafe design.
- Analysing the market for mountaineering and climbing equipment to determine if the existing standards should be revised.
- Reviewing mountaineering and climbing accidents to determine if existing standards are at a high enough level and, where necessary, to modify them.
- Accrediting laboratories that tests mountaineering and climbing equipment to ensure that the test results are in accordance with UIAA standards.
MEMBERSHIP IN SAFETY COMMISSION Term 2013
As confirmed by Management Committee in October, 2013Custer (President) Dave, USA (AAC)
Bedogni Vittorio, Italy (CAI)
Charlet Jean Frank, France (FFCAM)
Chowdhury Amit, India (IMF)
Foster Rob, UK (BMC)
Jarvis Alan, South Africa (MCSA)
Karalis Dimitrios, Greece (EOOA)
Kiener Lionel, Switzerland (SAC)
Senkal Nail, Turkey (ZMC)
Vasiliev Andrei, Russia (RMF)
Anderle Alijaz, Slovenia (PZS)
Holec Jan, Czech Republic (CMF)
Lascano Martin (FASA)
Onodera Hitosh, Japan (JMA)
Link to UIAA Management Committee
Goldwin Korea and UIAA Join Forces - Ice Climbing World Cup
Cheongsong 2013 UIAA Ice Climbing World Cup
Mountain Equipment Testing 2
Trailer - 2013 UIAA Ice Climbing World Cup
UIAA Mountain Equipment Testing 3
Kirov Ice Climbing World Cup 2013
UIAA Ice Climbing World Cup 2008
Busteni, Romania - 2013 UIAA Ice Climbing World Cup
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