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Outdoor Wilderness Risk Management Train

Risk Management for Outdoor Programmes

Two-day Training Course for Outdoor Professionals


NEW DATES: March 8-9, 2019 0900 – 1730



Creative Secondary School (CSS), 3 Pung Loi Road, Tseung Kwan O, Sai Kung, N.T., Hong Kong
Public transportation:
   109M Mini-bus (Hang Hau MTR <---> Oscar by The Sea) 
   796C Bus (So Uk <---> Oscar by The Sea)
   796X Bus (Tsim Sha Tsui (East) <---> LOHAS Park)

For all course information contact Viristar (do not contact venue):, +852 9786 3415


  • 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



  • 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


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.


From Viristar Risk Management.  Valid for three years.



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


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



$3400 HKD for groups of 5 or more. $3900 HKD individual registration.  Includes: instruction, all activities, written course materials, snacks.

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