Safety alert for FIXE Lower-Offs

The UIAA Safety Commission, through DAV Safety Research, has again received information about a broken chain link from a FIXE belay anchor. As a consequence, the UIAA Safety Commission now recommends replacing all FIXE chains made from INOX. They can be identified by the “INOX”...

Supporting the growth of the
UIAA Safety Label in Asia

Promotion and development of the UIAA Safety Label has been at the forefront of the agenda for the UIAA over recent weeks with several important meetings and conferences held in Asia. Represented by Safety Commission President Amit Chowdhury and Safety Label Administrator Stephanie Stettbacher, the UIAA...

ON THE FRONT LINE OF CLIMBING RISK MANAGEMENT

The UIAA Safety Commission recently convened in Woerden, the Netherlands. Hosted by the NKBV – Royal Dutch Mountaineering and Climbing Club – the three-day annual meeting united UIAA Safety Commission members from national federations, representatives from manufacturers holding the UIAA Safety Label, together with delegates...