Risk Management for Outdoor Programs

Two-day Training Course for Outdoor Professionals

This course has been postponed

due to COVID-19 coronavirus concerns

New date To Be Announced

Dates

New date to be announced (previously scheduled for May 13-14, 2020)

Location

Tanglin Trust School, 95 Portsdown Road Singapore

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.

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 re-scheduled date is established.

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