Activities and resources for experiential professionals
and participants in the workshop
"The Role of Safety Culture in Risk Management
of Experiential and Outdoor Programs"
from the Association for Experiential Education, Northwest Region Annual Conference
May 19-23, 2021
Scroll down for activities and resources on organizational culture and its effect on risk management.
Welcome! Here are activities and resources for exploring concepts in safety culture.
Limited time? Just watch the Safety Culture Lecture Presentation Video immediately below (eight minutes). And if time, complete the Culture Self-Assessment and the Strategic Improvement Plan.
Ready to fully engage? Complete all the activities on this page, including viewing the Safety Culture Lecture Presentation video, participating in the Safety Culture Lecture Presentation Discussion (wiki), viewing the three Safety Culture Skit videos, participating in the Safety Culture Skits Discussion (wiki), completing the Safety Culture self-assessment, and completing a Strategic Improvement Plan for your organization.
Safety Culture Lecture Presentation Video
Click to watch. Or, view directly on YouTube at: https://youtu.be/G2ZURoL_P24
Safety Culture Lecture Presentation Discussion
Click here to access a Google Docs wiki where you can comment on the safety culture video lecture presentation above.
Safety Culture Skit 1: Lightning strike at campsite
Click to watch. Or, view directly on Youtube at: https://youtu.be/Oj3Wf-aUWYU
Safety Culture Skit 2: A break from hiking
Click to watch. Or, view directly on Youtube at: https://youtu.be/Fe12Is6qbfs
Safety Culture Skit 3: Driving while fatigued
Click to watch. Or, view directly on Youtube at: https://youtu.be/vVoB7Upn0cQ
Safety Culture Skits Discussion
Click here to access a Google Docs wiki where you can comment on the safety culture exhibited in the three skits above.
Safety Culture self-assessment: An self-evaluation of safety culture at your organization
Click here to take the survey.
Strategic Improvement Plan
Click here to download a blank Strategic Improvement Plan template for developing a priority list and action strategy for sustaining positive safety culture at your organization. Complete the fillable form, and be ready to discuss it at the AEE-Northwest wordshop.
Other resources that may be of interest:
Viristar Risk Management Services information
Risk Management for Outdoor Programs: A Guide to Safety in Outdoor Education, Recreation and Adventure textbook