International Tree CLimbing Championship Series

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Statement Regarding Request for Approval of the IMP

ISA is pleased to allow use in ISA TCCs of the IMP in all but one configuration indicated in the User Instructions. Use of the Rope Retrieval configuration will not be permitted in ISA TCCs due to the extreme nature of the competition environment. Please read the entire statement from ISA.

Public Review of NJ Licensing Act Requested

ISA has reviewed the proposed licensing rules to be included with the act and has identified some questions and concerns regarding the licensing requirements. We encourage our members and ISA Certified Arborists™, especially those in New Jersey and surrounding states, to review the information provided and submit comments by the deadline of August 26, 2016. Read the full announcement for details.

Onsite Registration for ISA Annual Conference

Pre-registration is closed but you can still join us in Fort Worth by registering on site beginning Friday 12 August at 4:00 pm.

Congratulations 2016 ETCC Champions

Congratulations to 2016 ETCC Champions Peter Vergote of Belgium and Josephine Hedger of the UK. See all the results and a list of event winners online now.

Information regarding possible cracks on Petzl ASAP LOCK

During routine equipment inspections one customer detected cracks on the stainless steel arms on three ASAP LOCK. These three defective products will be returned to Petzl for analysis.

2016 APTCC Volunteers

Volunteers can already sign up for the 2016 APTCC in Hong Kong. Sign-up online today.

Black Diamond Recalls Climbing Ascenders Due to Fall Hazard

The Index Ascenders’ rivet holding the toothed cam can release, allowing the Ascender to slide on the rope or become detached from the rope, posing a risk of injury or death to climbers from a fall.

Volunteer now for the 2016 NATCC

Sign up by 19 August to volunteer at the at the NATCC in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada.

June Arborist News Online

Includes highlights from ITCC San Antonio and information on the ISA Annual International Conference and Trade Show. ISA members access your digital copy today.

Public Review – ANSI Z133-2012 Updated Proposed Revisions

Updated proposed revisions to ANSI Z133-2012 by the Accredited Standards Committee Z133 are available for public review 24 June through 8 August 2016. Submit comments in writing to Tricia Duzan (tduzan@isa-arbor.com) with a complete explanation of concerns and alternative language, if applicable.

UPCOMING EVENTS

October 1, 2016 - October 2, 2016

2016 North American Tree Climbing Championhip

November 26, 2016 - November 27, 2016

2016 Asia-Pacific Tree Climbing Championship

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