With COVID-19 now in full mainstream focus questions have arisen regarding gear decontamination. Additionally, this new, hopefully temporary ‘normal’, has led to questions about professional licensure and how workers may be impacted. Below is an aggregate of relative information from manufacturers and trade organizations. In the interest of keeping this list as pertinent as possible please notify us if you come across information that should be added or changed.

Equipment Manufacturers’ Guidance

Buckingham – How to Clean, Disinfect, and Maintain Your Fall Protection Equipment

Edelrid – Statement on Disinfection of PPE

Kong Document on SARS-COV-2 Disinfection

Maxim Climbing RopesRope Disinfection: COVID-19

MSA SafetyProduct Cleaning Guidance

PetzlRecommendations for Disinfecting Your Equipment

Singing RockCOVID-19 Disinfection Statement

TeufelbergerCOVID-19 Rope Disinfection

3M Scott Cleaning and Disinfecting 3M Scott Reusable Full Facepiece Respirators

Trade Organization Information

The Arboricultural AssociationCOVID-19 Business Support Information

Global Wind Organization – COVID 19

IAFF – Coronavirus Latest News

International Society of Arboriculture – ISA COVID-19 FAQs

IPAFCoronavirus/COVID-19 Update


North American Training Solutions – NATS COVID-19 Updates and Information