Risk Management Special Interest Group Chair, Ed Gassman posts some Best Practices guidelines. Our Risk Management SIG is looking for members to join the group and to have some open discussions regarding best practices for risk management. What is Risk Management? Many definitions, often times specific to the particular...
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Safety first of all
SAFETY FIRST OF ALL. Safety right from the start. The best way to handle trauma, especially on ski runs, is to keep it from happening. Do you agree? Ski resorts do their best to provide their visitors with a safe environment. This is both because they care for them...
International Ski Patrol Day 2023 – Canadian Ski Patrol
As part of the events surrounding International Ski Patrol Day 2023, the Niagara Falls Illumination Board will be illuminating the iconic Niagara Falls (Canada) in the colours used by ski patrols around the world, red, white, yellow and blue. This illumination event will occur at 2200H Eastern Time (UTC-5)...
3rd FIPS European Meeting – Friendly Reminder
Hello Everyone, Just a friendly reminder that registrations for the 3rd European Meeting at Passo del Tonale will be closing on February 15th. To date, we have received numerous registrations and we thank you everyone in advance. Registrations are limited and we wish to encourage everyone who still wishes...
International Ski Patrol Day 2023
On February 10, 2022, we celebrated ski patrollers around the globe on the first International Ski Patrol Day. Now, we're gearing up for the next ISPD celebration - taking place globally on February 10, 2023. To say thanks to patrollers everywhere, we'll be rallying our resorts and patrollers to make...
FIPS Patroller Webinar
Your invitation to the first “FIPS Patroller Webinar” The Fédération Internationale des Patrouilles de Ski (FIPS) is proud to present the first in an ongoing series of webinars that will be of benefit to ski patrollers around the world. Topics will provide professional development for patrollers leading to increased...
3rd FIPS European Meeting
3rd SKI PATROL EUROPEANFIPS MEETING Pontedilegno Tonale – Italy Apr 14th – Apr 17th, 2023 A COMMON PROTOCOL TO APPROACH THE INJURED PERSON ON A SKI SLOPE FIPS and FISPS, Federazione Italiana Sicurezza Piste Sci, Italian ski patrol organization, will organize the 3rd European FIPS Meeting to discuss information...
Report on IKAR 2022 – Montreux Switzerland
Report on IKAR 2022 - Montreux Switzerland The idea of going to IKAR was suggested by Marie (FIPS president) to me to represent the Dog special interest group at FIPS. I okayed this with SARDA(Scotland) didn’t want to stand on any toes and sent the money and registration. Cost is...
FIPS Patrollers Participate at 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing, China
FIPS Patrollers Participate at 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing, China The 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing, China offered a new and challenging opportunity for FIPS too participate and test our strength as an international organisation. For those of us who did the work on the ground, it was challenging...
FIPS releases 23rd Congress Survey Summary
Summary feedback on the 23rd FIPS World Congress Val Thorens, France April 23 – 30, 2022 The 23rd FIPS World Congress held in April, 2022 at Val Thorens, France was attended by 110 ski patrollers and associates from around the ski patrol organization federation. Following the Congress, a survey...
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- Risk Management SIG Update 2023-05-21
- Safety first of all 2023-03-03
- International Ski Patrol Day 2023 – Canadian Ski Patrol 2023-02-07
- 3rd FIPS European Meeting – Friendly Reminder 2023-02-06
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