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The RASM Risk Level Quantifier is a simple Excel Spreadsheet that allows you to configure different Risk Management Probability Levels and Severity Levels to determine the Risk Level. This ia a...
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This presentation is on the Risk Assessment and Safety Management model or RASM presented at the 2019 NIRSA Conference. This model is designed to provide your organization and your staff with a real-...
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This is an interactive pdf file that provides an overview of disasters and disaster medicine. It provides a context for people seeking to provide help during disasters and for those who know they are...
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Emergent findings in social psychology point to the limitations of cognition and rationality; decision-making, it turns out, is highly over-rated. What this means for us: a focus on non-normal,...
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This information pamphlet from the New Zealand Mountain Safety Council includes detailed diagrams and information on how to use an avalanche transceiver and what to do if your party is involved in an...
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The National Incident Database The National Incident Database (NID) is managed by the Mountain Safety Council (MSC) on behalf of the outdoor sector. There are two distinct databases:
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This presentation is on the Risk Assessment and Safety Management model or RASM. This model is designed to provide your organization and your staff with a real-world tool to help you prepare for risk...
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Article from the 2006 Wilderness Risk Management Conference Proceeding from the Wilderness Risk Management Conference Web site - www.nols.edu/wrmc Reprinted with permission. Register for the upcoming...
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This article by Marcus Bailie from the Adventure Activities Licensing Authority in the UK explores Human Factors as causes in accidents in adventure activities. Marcus is one of the leading risk...
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Summer is the busiest season for outdoor adventure programs and with increased programming, there will be injuries, Rick Braschler of Kanakuk Kamps writes about how to handle staff-related injuries...
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Understanding the Risk Gap concept is s crucial part of any program's risk management strategy. This is the PowerPoint presentation from the companion video by Rick Curtis of  OutdoorEd.com
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