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A Brief History of Safety Thinking:
Theoretical Models of Incident Causation
and their Application to Sport & Outdoor Programming

presented to Delta State University

Division of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation

October 4 2022

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From the presentation A Brief History of Safety Thinking: Theoretical Models of Incident Causation and their Application to Sport & Outdoor Programming

Part I

Slide Presentation 1

Part II

Self-Assessment: Conformity of Risk Management Infrastructure to Risk Management Models, Theories, and Systems-informed Design

Instructions for taking the self-assessment:  

  1. Click the link above to navigate to the survey.

  2. Fill in your name and the name of your organization.

  3. Answer each question be selecting a response from the drop-down menu:  Fully Met, Partially Met, Not Met, or Not Relevant.

  4. Cick the "Submit" button to submit your responses.

  5. Click the "Download PDF" button at the bottom of the results page to save a copy of your self-assessment results to your device.

Slide Presentation 2

Other resources that may be of interest:

Viristar Risk Management risk management training

Risk Management for Outdoor Programs: A Guide to Safety in Outdoor Education, Recreation and Adventure textbook

Viristar Risk Management Services flyer

Viristar education program development resources

Viristar wilderness medicine training

Viristar blog with additional resources for outdoor programs