ITCC Safety Warnings and Advisories


The ITCC Rules and Technical Committees have posted the following Safety Warnings and Advisories. These are to be taken under advisement by climbers and volunteers participating in ISA affiliated tree climbing competitions.

2017

March—ITCC Update – Approval for use of ISC’s D4 & D5

2016

November—Update: Mechanical Devices Approved for Stationary Rope Systems

June—Statement Regarding Request for Approval of the IMP SRT Redirect Device

May—Black Diamond Recalls Climbing Ascenders Due to Fall Hazard

March—Information Regarding Possible Cracks on ASAP LOCK

2015

February—Update on use of Rope Wrench at ISA Tree Climbing Competitions

January—Update on Ascent Event Implementation

2014

December—ITCC Gear Inspection Expectations

Unavailable—Update from Petzl regarding possible presence of crack in ZIGZAG and ZILLON

June—Approval of ISC Rope Wrench RP280 in ISA Tree Climbing Competitions

2013

Unavailable—Petzl Stop Use Notification for the Petzl ZIGZAG mechanical prusik

2012

August—Petzl RIG and Single Line Use

May—Notification regarding use of Weaver Cougar Saddles

March—ITCC Statement Regarding Requests for Approval of the Rope Wrench and other Innovations

2011

May—Absorbica Verification Process

Unavailable—Petzl America Recalls Scorpio and Absorbica Safety Lanyards due to Fall Hazard

June—ITCC Committee Statement Regarding SRT Climbing Systems

May—ITCC Committee Statement Regarding the Approval of Fall Protection Equipment and Techniques for ISA Affiliated Tree Climbing Competitions

2010

September—Immediate Cessation of Use of the Anchor Bridge Replacement Rope Bridge

June—Snap Hook Safety Warning Update for 2010 ITCC Competitors

2009

August—Voluntary Recall on Aluminum Rings not individually tested

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