Safety

COVID-19 Updates

By |2021-10-13T19:56:01+00:00March 17th, 2020|Categories: Member News and Information, NSP News, Safety, Uncategorized|

We will be posting updates from NSP offices about changes and adjustments that our staff and programs are making in response to the shifting situation around COVID-19. UPDATED COVID-19 GUIDANCE FOR NSP REFRESHERS AND OTHER TRAINING  AUGUST 2021 As the situation around COVID-19 evolves, and as we all approach the beginning of Refresher season, [...]

Letter from Executive Director Meegan Moszynski

By |2020-03-16T21:52:05+00:00March 16th, 2020|Categories: NSP News, Safety|

Dear NSP Community, I am sure you are all aware how COVID-19 is impacting nearly every aspect of private and public life now. Many ski areas and resorts have closed in line with requests and recommendations to eliminate opportunities for large crowds to assemble. We know these closures have very real ramifications for everyone in our [...]

Avalanche Beacon Precautions

By |2019-12-27T20:27:16+00:00December 27th, 2019|Categories: Safety|

Avalanche beacons are specialized radio transceivers operating on the frequency 457 kHz.  Because they use radio frequencies, they are subject to problems caused by interference.  Interference can be caused by many factors, some of which are under your control, others are not.  Your radio, cell phone, GPS device, smartwatch, and even the foil-lined energy bar wrapper [...]

NSAA: How Tax Reform Will Benefit Resorts, Employees & Suppliers

By |2019-02-19T21:53:56+00:00April 19th, 2018|Categories: Safety|

Ever wonder how legislation can directly affect the ski industry and what the new tax law implications are. In the latest issue of the NSAA Journal Dave Byrd, NSAA Director of Risk and Regulatory Affairs tries to unpack the Tax cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA).   Click the image below to read the article [...]