To help prevent injuries to climbers and staff, all climbing wall facilities should undergo regular annual inspections as part of a comprehensive safety and operations program. Nicros’ extensive knowledge in the construction and operations of artificial climbing walls gives us a unique ability to help climbing facilities reduce the risk of injury for everyone.
Nicros’ trained inspectors will systematically review various aspects of your structural components, protection anchors, as well as landing surfaces, auto belay units, and operations procedures. After a thorough examination, our inspector will provide recommendations to address any safety concerns that may become costly liabilities if ignored. All inspections are performed in accordance with the CWA Specification for the Structural Inspection of Artificial Climbing Structures, First Edition.
During the inspection, Nicros’ CWA Qualified Inspector will:
After the inspection, Nicros’ CWA Qualified Inspector will:
Listed below you will find a brief description of the services included with a typical inspection package.
Auto Belays. All automatic belay devices, components, and procedures shall be inspected to ensure devices are free from defects, excessive wear, and obvious signs of damage. Climbing wall inspection will also verify that all units are being used properly and in accordance with manufacturer specifications.
Operations. Typical inspection shall include a review of all operations manuals, staff training plan, and maintenance documentation to ensure that minimally accepted standards, policies, and procedures are in place.
Structural Inspection. Climbing wall inspection shall include a visual inspection of all protection anchors, building connections, fracture critical members of support structure, as well as the structural integrity of the climbing surface.
Landing Surface. Inspection shall include a cursory review of the climbing wall landing surface(s) to identify potential concerns that should be addressed to help ensure the safety of all climbing wall patrons.
Please contact a Nicros sales representative at 800-699-1975 for additional information on inspection services and pricing information.