Risk Management for Outdoor Programmes

Two-day Training Course for Outdoor Professionals

March 13-14, 2021,  Hong Kong

Dates

March 13-14, 2021 
(This is a re-schedule of the 2020 HK course.)

Location 

Hong Kong SAR, China

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 best practice standards, templates, sample procedures, and information on further resources.

Certification

From Viristar Risk Management.  Valid for three years.

Trainers

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

劉嘉麗 Kalai Lao, ELP Coordinator, ISF; past programme manager & staff trainer, Outward Bound Hong Kong

Language

Written materials in English and traditional Chinese. Presentations in English with partial Cantonese interpretation as needed.

 

Cost

$3400 HKD per person for groups of 5 or more. $3900 HKD individual registration.  Includes: instruction, all activities, written course materials including a copy of the textbook Risk Management for Outdoor Programs: a Guide to Safety in Outdoor Education, Recreation and Adventure, and two lunches.

Registration

Email info@viristar.com for information or to enroll.

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