Notice is hereby given under Section 4(1) of the Standards (Preparation and Declaration) Regulations, 1997 that the Belize Bureau of Standards proposes to recommend to the Standards Advisory Council that the following draft standard be declared a compulsory Belize Standard:
1. the Belize Draft Code of Practice for Recreational High Angle Activity Tours (Canopy, Canyoneering, Rappelling and Zip Lining)
This standard specifies minimum requirements for high angle activity tours in Belize and specific minimum requirements for each, namely, canopy tours, zip lining tours, rappelling, also known as abseiling tours, rock climbing tours, canyoneering, via ferrata and any other similar activity. The standard also applies to: operational health and safety, emergency response and equipment for the above mentioned high angle activities; and avoiding and minimizing impacts to the environment;
Any comments on the draft standard should reach the Director, Belize Bureau of Standards at the below-mentioned address no later than December 31st, 2023 or at firstname.lastname@example.org. Copies or details of this standard are available from the office of the Belize Bureau of Standards located at Power Lane, P.O. Box 430, City of Belmopan or on the website at www.bbs.gov.bz.