Passenger Ropeways Safety Order: Above Surface Fixed Grip

24 January 2012

Reference #:  SO-PR 2012-01

The BCSA has received two incident reports in the last 30 days involving the failure of rope grips on above surface fixed grip passenger ropeways where the rope grip failed to maintain the required resistance to sliding on the haul rope. This safety order is issued pursuant to section 31 of the Safety Standards Act.