Rostechnadzor Joins O.I.T.A.F.
21.04.2015 On April 15 to 17, 2015, the Rostechnadzor delegation visited Innsbruck, Austria, to take part in the seminar “Latest Developments, Newest Technology and Latest Findings in Ropeway Construction” held by O.I.T.A.F. (Organizzazione Internationale Trasporti a Fune , or International Organization for Transportation by Rope).
The seminar addressed topical issues of safety regulation in construction of ropeways, issues of harmonization of national legislation with international safety standards, and experience in prevention of ropeway accidents.
During the event, O.I.T.A.F. General Secretary Markus Pitscheider announced that the application of Rostechnadzor to join O.I.T.A.F. submitted to execute Order 2143-r of the Government of the Russian Federation of October 28, 2014, had been considered and approved by the Management Committee.
O.I.T.A.F. is an international organization established to promote standardization of national legal norms in the field of ropeway transportation and development of international guidelines for projection, construction, operation, maintenance and control of ropeways.