CPD is key part of keeping abreast of any changes and being able to weigh up your skill set and knowledge. Given my role as Technical Expert then there was plenty today which was very relevant. Thanks for the hosts and MI for putting on the seminar.
The four areas covered were
- Inspections of climbing wall structures
- Regulations of structures
With over 1 million people choosing the use indoor climbing walls in 2020, accidents will happen However, the climbing wall industry plays a keen and proactive rope in the education of climbers and reduction of accidents.
Most accidents are due to human factors and often poor or bad practice, in particular belaying. Its not only those new too climbing but those who have been climbing for many years and who may become complacent.