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Announcing Publication of White Paper: “Life Safety Equipment Systems Used for Operating a Course."

Friday, January 31, 2020  

The Association for Challenge Course Technology (ACCT) is proud to announce the publication of “Life Safety Equipment System Used for Operating a Course.” The publication is approved by the ACCT Consensus Group and will be available to members digitally from the ACCT website on Tuesday February 4, 2020.

Questions about this publication should be addressed to Scott Andrews, Policy Director at

The White Paper describes some of the complexities of equipment choices for working in the challenge course and canopy/zip line tour industry and the written material various authorities having jurisdiction (AHJs) have published on the subject. The paper also addresses strategies employers should use in approaching their worker safety and risk management plans.

About the Association for Challenge Course Technology

Founded in 1993, the Association for Challenge Course Technology (ACCT) is an American National
Standards Institute (ANSI) Accredited Standards Developer focused exclusively on the challenge course,
aerial adventure park, canopy tour and zip line industry. ACCT was responsible for the development of
the first challenge course industry standards published in 1994.

ACCT provides accreditation, training, education and regulatory agency support to the global challenge
course industry. To learn more about ACCT and its International Conference or other services, please

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