Risk Management for Outdoor Programs

Two-day Training Course for Outdoor Professionals

Bangkok, Thailand, Spring 2021

Dates

Spring 2021, specific datedate to be announced

Location

Bangkok, Thailand. Specific venue TBA.

Outcomes

  • Gain critical knowledge of best practices in outdoor program risk management

  • Learn procedures, systems and plans essential to meeting key outdoor safety standards

  • Understand how to apply successful risk management strategies to adventure programs, experiential education, wilderness expeditions, and outdoor trips

 

Topics

  • Risk Management Planning

  • Emergency and Incident Management

  • Equipment, Staff, and Program Areas

  • Activity Selection

  • Participant Management & Medical Screening

  • Transportation

  • Subcontractors

  • Risk Management Standards

  • Safety and Incident Reviews

  • Safety Culture & Systems Thinking

  • And Much More

Valuable for

Program Coordinators/Managers, Risk Management officers, Risk Management/Safety Committee members, members of Boards of Directors, executive leadership, Teachers leading or assisting outdoor programmes

Format

Hands-on experiential format including case studies, presentations, and seminar discussions. Extensive written materials provided, including the textbook Risk Management for Outdoor Programs: A Guide to Safety in Outdoor Education, Recreation, and Adventure, covering best practice standards, templates, sample procedures, and information on further resources.

This trainings is a pre-conference event prior to OFFSEAS--Outdoor Forum for Southeast Asian Schools. The OFFSEAS event schedule for May 2020 in Singapore was rescheduled due to COVID-19 to spring 2021 in Bangkok, Thailand. Specific details to be announced.

Certification

From Viristar Risk Management.  Valid for three years.

 

Trainer

Jeff Baierlein, Director, Viristar Risk Management; past Executive Director at Outward Bound USA. 

Language

English

Registration

Contact info@viristar.com for registration information, which will be available once final event details established.

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