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...

DMM: New products on show at ISPO Munich

DMM will be exhibiting its latest products and developments from Jan 28 - 31 at ISPO Munich, hall A3 (booth 436). The PerfectO carabiner becomes DMM’s latest addition to its hardware range. Remarkably compact, it uses a new extra short gate to minimise eye-to-eye length whilst...

IR ICE ROCK: Competitive ice climbing season is at its height

Dear colleagues and friends! ICE ROCK team successfully takes part in the UIAA Ice Climbing World Cup. On the very first stage in Saas-Fee Alexey Dengin took the gold medal, Alexey Tomilov placed second. It was unforgetable experience! Original Article. This news article is independent of the UIAA...

PROMOTION OF THE UIAA SAFETY LABEL IN INDIA

The UIAA Safety Label is truly global with equipment accredited on all continents. However, different parts of the world face specific challenges, and in some areas the interest in, and need for, the UIAA Safety Label is on the rise—notably in Asia where the UIAA logo...

Omega Pacific Recalls Carabiners Due to Risk of Injury or Death

The information below concerns a recall from Omega Pacific. Full story here. Name of product: Carabiners Hazard: The carabiner can break while in use, posing a risk of injury or death to the user. Remedy: Refund Replace Recall date: November 21, 2017 Recall number: 18-041 Recall Details Description: This recall involves six models of Omega Pacific G-FIRST series aluminum carabiners....

Recall notification from Fixe Climbing

Climbers and mountaineers are informed of the following recall information from Fixe Climbing, published on 25 October, 2017. Safety Warning At FIXE, we have detected a tendency towards oxidation in marine environments that is very high and unusual in some shipments of FIXE-1 PLX hangers. The detected products...

SAFETY RESOURCES FOR CLIMBERS AND MOUNTAINEERS

Throughout its history, mountain safety has been at the forefront of the UIAA’s activities. Today it is one of the three core pillars of the federation. The UIAA Safety Label, and associated safety standards, have been in operation since the 1960s. Today, the UIAA continues to...