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Ski Resorts Underreporting Accidents

Ski Resorts Underreporting Accidents

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Unlike accidents on our highways, waterways, and theme parks, there is no system for independently tracking accidents at ski resorts, despite the fact that in California, most resorts are on federal land. Read More

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Feb 9, 2014 Share
Ski Resorts Fail to Make Safety Stats Readily Available

Ski Resorts Fail to Make Safety Stats Readily Available

NBC Bay Area hidden cameras visited seven Tahoe area ski resorts and asked to see their safety plan, detailing the resorts’ accident prevention measures. According to the California Ski Industry Association, this information... Read More

Apr 24, 2013 Share
Calif. Ski Safety Bill Clears First Legislative Hurdle

Calif. Ski Safety Bill Clears First Legislative Hurdle

A new bill aimed at improving safety standards at ski resorts moved one step closer towards becoming law on Wednesday. This comes following an NBC Bay Area investigation that exposed numerous safety hazards at resorts across... Read More

Feb 22, 2013 Share
State Senator Proposes California Ski Safety Bill

State Senator Proposes California Ski Safety Bill

New legislation is being proposed in the wake of an NBC Bay Area investigation. Read More

Feb 4, 2013 Share
Potential Hazards Found at CA Ski Resorts

Potential Hazards Found at CA Ski Resorts

California Ski and Snowboard Safety Organization (CSSSO) has released a new safety report card giving skiers a guide of what to watch out for while tearing down the slopes. Read More

Jan 22, 2013 Share
Safety Concerns at Ski Resorts

Safety Concerns at Ski Resorts

NBC Bay Area investigation uncovers a lack of safety standards behind the jumps at most ski resorts. Read More

Feb 2, 2012 Share
Chairlift Death Raises Safety Concerns

Chairlift Death Raises Safety Concerns

7-year-old John Henderson fell an estimated 60 feet from a chairlift at Sugar Bowl Ski Resort on December 18th, 2011. The Davis resident died two days later at a local hospital. California is one of the few mountain states without... Read More

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