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ISA Safety Event 2018 – Talks, Links, and Resources

2018-09-11T08:53:08+00:00

The second ISA Safety Event is being held in Moléson, Switzerland this week. Follow along with our live feeds on the ISA Facebook Page. On this post, you'll also find summaries of each talk, links to presentation slides, and other resources. Talks are given by individuals and do not necessarily represent the views or recommendations of the International Slackline Association. Monday - September 10, 2018 Welcome and Introduction to the Safety Commission DESCRIPTION: Welcome speech and overview of the Safety Commission SPEAKER: Stephen Cave SLIDES: Welcome to Moleson.pdf LIVE VIDEO: Facebook RESOURCES: Gear and Safety label [...]

ISA Safety Event 2018 – Talks, Links, and Resources2018-09-11T08:53:08+00:00

Webbing slippage warning in Weblocks

2018-08-12T11:17:20+00:00

Webbing slippage warning in Weblocks. We have identified the mechanism responsible for webbing slippage in webbing lockers (weblocks). During a test on a hydraulic cyclic testing machine, we found webbing to move through the weblock with every stretch and release cycle. We observed this micro-slippage of the webbing within the weblock. Read Full Report - Webbing slippage warning in weblocks The webbing was installed in single wrap without a tie-off so we could witness webbing slippage, webbing tailwalk, and a complete failure of the webbing locking mechanism first hand. The Solution [...]

Webbing slippage warning in Weblocks2018-08-12T11:17:20+00:00

ISA Safety Event

2018-05-14T13:03:24+00:00

From the 11.09.-13.09.2017 (Monday-Wednesday) on Le Molèson, Gruyère in Switzerland, the International Slackline Association (ISA) presents the first exchange for slackline manufacturers and people interested in advanced slackline safety. The Safety Commission welcomes manufacturer, engineer, technician and/or working in other related fields interested in advanced slackline safety, to this Meeting and Workshop. And yes, Gruyère is where the famous cheese and fondue is from! The Safety Commisson of the ISA is the organizing committee. The local host is ISA Member Swiss Slackline. For more information, the preliminary programm and the inscription, click here. The ISA Safety Event takes place right before [...]

ISA Safety Event2018-05-14T13:03:24+00:00

2015 SAIR Analysis Published – Slackline Accident and Incident Report

2016-11-03T19:19:23+00:00

SAIR Analysis 2015 Since the fall of 2014, the International Slackline Association has been gathering information about slackline related incidents and injuries including falls from a slackline, rigging errors, gear malfunction, and near miss incidents. This information has been gathered through the Slackline Accident and Incident Report form on our website (EN, DE, PR, FR language SAIR report forms) and as informal reports through conversation and social media. This information has been collected and analyzed in the International Slackline Association Accident and Incident Report 2015 which can be read in full in .pdf format at this link or by clicking on any of the images below. [...]

2015 SAIR Analysis Published – Slackline Accident and Incident Report2016-11-03T19:19:23+00:00