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  • Jeff Baierlein

Viristar presents on Safety Culture at AEE NW Regional Conference

Viristar is pleased to collaborate with the Association for Experiential Education to present a workshop on “The Role of Safety Culture in Risk Management of Experiential & Outdoor Programs” at the Association for Experiential Education Northwest Region’s 2021 Regional Conference.

The conference is a virtual event occurring on May 19-23, 2021. Individuals from the experiential education, experiential learning, outdoor adventure education, and related fields are welcome to attend.

Viristar’s safety culture workshop addresses the questions, What is safety culture? How does culture affect risk management in my experiential program? How do I achieve and sustain a positive safety culture?

Viristar’s workshop will look at the origins of the term “safety culture.” Workshop participants will investigate and practice using tools to evaluate the culture in their own organization. And the workshop will cover a change management process that can help build a positive safety culture in your experiential program.

For more information about the AEE Northwest Region conference, and the exciting line-up of speakers and workshop sessions, go to

Those interested in a more in-depth exploration of safety culture and other risk management concepts in experiential and outdoor education can consider enrolling in Viristar’s 40-hour online Risk Management for Outdoor Programs course, which provides a thorough training in best practices in outdoor and experiential program risk management, and guides participants in developing a detailed action plan for improving the safety practices at their organization. AEE members can access a conference discount here.

Viristar staff have been presenting at regional and international AEE conferences since 2004. Viristar is proud to support the good work of the Association for Experiential Education in elevating the global capacity of experiential education through building a professional community and disseminating authoritative information on experiential education to positively transform people and our world.


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