Each participant must sign a liability waiver.
Participants’ equipment must meet all ANSI Z133 requirements. If you are unsure about this, ask a demo representative. A copy of the Z133 Standard shall be available for reference onsite.
Participants shall not carry handsaws, knives or another item capable of cutting a climbing line. Carrying a battery-powered chain saw with battery removed is acceptable.
Participants must wear a chin-strap helmet and eye protection at all times while climbing.
All climbing system components and PPE shall be visually inspected by a qualified person before any climbing starts.
Participants must be wearing clothing and footwear appropriate to the activity. Participants must be properly secured against falling at all times when off the floor.
Participants shall follow all written and/or verbal instructions concerning the use of all climbing system components.
Participants must use pre-set climb lines and may not install additional lines without show management’s permission.
Participants should be able to demonstrate knowledge of safety requirements and proper tree climbing techniques.
Participants demonstrating unsafe acts will be asked to descend to the ground and may not participate in further climbing demonstrations, at the discretion of show management.
No equipment, including PPE, must not be dropped or thrown from a height. Doing so may result in being barred from further participation.
Descents must be smooth and controlled.
Throw lines, big shots or similar devices may not be used during TCI EXPO Climb hours.