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PETZL GRILLON SAFETY ALERT: REQUEST FOR INSPECTION
PETZL GRILLON SAFETY ALERT: REQUEST FOR INSPECTION

From Petzl: Petzl requests the inspection of certain GRILLON products following the detection of ropes mounted incorrectly in the rope adjuster of recently produced GRILLON products. In such a case, the product does not perform its blocking function, which can result in a risk of injury. Please... Continue Reading

Date posted01/4/2024


ISC UltraLink Stop Use Notice
ISC UltraLink Stop Use Notice

Posted by ISC: STOP USE NOTICE | Ultralink November 2023 Important Safety... Continue Reading

Date posted11/30/2023


CALL FOR INSPECTION FOR THE ASTRO AND CANYON GUIDE HARNESSES
CALL FOR INSPECTION FOR THE ASTRO AND CANYON GUIDE HARNESSES

From Petzl: Request for inspection of ASTRO and CANYON GUIDE harnesses following the detection of a defect on the gated opening attachment point of an ASTRO harness. Due to the risk of unintentional opening of this attachment point, which could result in a life-threatening situation, we ask you... Continue Reading

Date posted10/25/2023


Wisconsin Regulation Update
Wisconsin Regulation Update

The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) they will will host two live virtual Q&A sessions to answer questions that people may have about ATCP 78 that makes changes related to both HIGH and LOW element rope/challenge courses located at recreational and... Continue Reading

Date posted09/15/2023


ISC UltraLink Safety Notice
ISC UltraLink Safety Notice

This notice has been followed up by another notice that includes a Stop Use Notice From ISC (PDF): We have received feedback from users who have discovered scenarios where the unlock button can be unintentionally depressed and the device inadvertently opened during use. With this initial... Continue Reading

Date posted03/13/2023


Rock Exotica and CMC Recall and Inspection notices
Rock Exotica and CMC Recall and Inspection notices

Similar notices from Rock Exotica and CMC about swivel pulley products were released with varying levels of Stop Use, Recall, and Inspection required. Please read the details in the linked pages to evaluate the devices you may have in use. From CMC: PRODUCT RECALL AND SAFETY NOTICE:... Continue Reading

Date posted12/22/2022


DMM Director connector (A647BS) Recall / Hazard Notice
DMM Director connector (A647BS) Recall / Hazard Notice

From DMM and Original PDF: Important Safety Notice: Product Recall DMM Compact Swivel Units PRODUCT RECALL / HAZARD NOTICE 2nd November 2022We have been made aware of a near-miss incident involving the failure of a DMM Director connector (A647BS) that parted at the swivel assembly.... Continue Reading

Date posted11/22/2022


CMC ATOM Chest Harness Safety Notice
CMC ATOM Chest Harness Safety Notice

Original PDF PRODUCT SAFETY NOTICE November 22, 2022ATOM ™ CHEST HARNESSPart# 202363 CMC has become aware of a manufacturing issue in the ATOM Chest Harness (CMC Part #202363) during regularly scheduled quality testing. There have been no inquiries or incidentsreported by users in the... Continue Reading

Date posted11/22/2022


Important Safety Notice: Product Recall DMM Compact Swivel Units
Important Safety Notice: Product Recall DMM Compact Swivel Units

DMM Compact Swivel Units PRODUCT RECALL / HAZARD NOTICE We have been made aware of a near-miss incident involving the failure of a DMM Director connector (A647BS) that parted at the swivel assembly. The user was unhurt. Our investigation has identified a product fault that, under certain... Continue Reading

Date posted11/2/2022


TECHNICAL INFORMATION, RESEARCH, AND EDUCATION (TIRE) COMMITTEE ADVISORY FOR ZIP LINE BRAKE SYSTEMS
TECHNICAL INFORMATION, RESEARCH, AND EDUCATION (TIRE) COMMITTEE ADVISORY FOR ZIP LINE BRAKE SYSTEMS

Author: ACCT Technical Information, Research, and Education (TIRE) Committee Disclaimer: The Association for Challenge Course Technology (ACCT) seeks to advance the industry and enable members’ ongoing success. This document is a work product of the Technical Information, Research, and... Continue Reading

Date posted06/10/2022


Petzl TRAC CLUB trolley Recall
Petzl TRAC CLUB trolley Recall

From Petzl: PRODUCT RECALL: TRAC CLUB TROLLEY Recall of TRAC CLUB trolleys (P023AB00 and P023AB01) due to a risk of breakage that could cause a fatal fall. Immediately stop using the trolleys affected by this recall. MARCH 22 2022 Photo: TRAC CLUB We are recalling the TRAC CLUB... Continue Reading

Date posted03/22/2022


Petzl SCORPIO EASHOOK Lanyard Recall
Petzl SCORPIO EASHOOK Lanyard Recall

From Petzl: SCORPIO EASHOOK LANYARD RECALL Recall of SCORPIO EASHOOK (L060BA00) lanyards, sold individually or as part of the KIT VIA FERRATA EASHOOK (K029DA00 and K029DA01), due to risk of carabiner gate malfunction. Immediately stop using the products affected by this recall. NOVEMBER 15... Continue Reading

Date posted11/15/2021