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Introduction to Risk Management

Aram Attarian

Aram Attarian, PhD, is an associate professor in the department of parks, recreation, and tourism management at North Carolina State University in Raleigh. He is the owner of the risk management consultation firm Adventureprogrammanagement. com and serves as the director of the National State Park Leadership School. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Risk Management in Outdoor and Adventure Programs : Scenarios of Accidents, Incidents, and Misadventures

Human Kinetics, 2012

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... and to minimize liability exposure to the organization.Part of a risk management plan is identifying the risks for the activity and location. What risks might you encounter while taking part in a ropes course?Photo courtesy Aram Attarian...

Transportation

Aram Attarian

Aram Attarian, PhD, is an associate professor in the department of parks, recreation, and tourism management at North Carolina State University in Raleigh. He is the owner of the risk management consultation firm Adventureprogrammanagement. com and serves as the director of the National State Park Leadership School. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Risk Management in Outdoor and Adventure Programs : Scenarios of Accidents, Incidents, and Misadventures

Human Kinetics, 2012

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...Ask any outdoor program administrator, instructor, or guide to  identify the most dangerous activity in which they engage, and without hesitation that person will tell you it is traveling in a motor vehicle to or from an activity site...

Equipment

Aram Attarian

Aram Attarian, PhD, is an associate professor in the department of parks, recreation, and tourism management at North Carolina State University in Raleigh. He is the owner of the risk management consultation firm Adventureprogrammanagement. com and serves as the director of the National State Park Leadership School. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Risk Management in Outdoor and Adventure Programs : Scenarios of Accidents, Incidents, and Misadventures

Human Kinetics, 2012

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...Technology can play a significant role in the success or failure of outdoor adventure and guided programs and activities. Various forms of technology have become more visible in the outdoor adventure industry primarily through access...

Risk Management Legal Terms and Concepts

Aram Attarian

Aram Attarian, PhD, is an associate professor in the department of parks, recreation, and tourism management at North Carolina State University in Raleigh. He is the owner of the risk management consultation firm Adventureprogrammanagement. com and serves as the director of the National State Park Leadership School. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Risk Management in Outdoor and Adventure Programs : Scenarios of Accidents, Incidents, and Misadventures

Human Kinetics, 2012

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...Educating instructional staff and guides on basic legal terms and concepts is an important risk management measure. Staff members who are familiar with legal terms and concepts often conduct themselves in a more professional manner, exhibit...

Environmental Conditions

Aram Attarian

Aram Attarian, PhD, is an associate professor in the department of parks, recreation, and tourism management at North Carolina State University in Raleigh. He is the owner of the risk management consultation firm Adventureprogrammanagement. com and serves as the director of the National State Park Leadership School. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Risk Management in Outdoor and Adventure Programs : Scenarios of Accidents, Incidents, and Misadventures

Human Kinetics, 2012

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...Adventure programs and guided activities are conducted in unique  natural environments that expose participants to risks that must be managed. In their book Hazards in Mountaineering and How to Avoid Them, Paulcke and Dumler (1976...

Program Staff and Participants

Aram Attarian

Aram Attarian, PhD, is an associate professor in the department of parks, recreation, and tourism management at North Carolina State University in Raleigh. He is the owner of the risk management consultation firm Adventureprogrammanagement. com and serves as the director of the National State Park Leadership School. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Risk Management in Outdoor and Adventure Programs : Scenarios of Accidents, Incidents, and Misadventures

Human Kinetics, 2012

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... courtesy Aram Attarian. One full day after an extensive air and ground search, rescuers finally located the overhang and found the remaining students and staff buried under 4 feet (1.2 m) of snow. Miraculously, three of the students were...

Teaching and Leading Outdoor Adventure Pursuits

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Mark Wagstaff, EdD, is a professor in the department of recreation, parks, and tourism at Radford University in Radford, Virginia, where he coordinates the outdoor recreation concentration. He is a coauthor of Outdoor Leadership: Theory and Practice (Human Kinetics, 2006); Backcountry Classroom: Lessons, Tools and Activities for Teaching Outdoor Leaders (Globe Pequot Press, 2005); and Technical Skills for Adventure Programming (Human Kinetics, 2009). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Aram Attarian

Aram Attarian, PhD, is an associate professor in the department of parks, recreation, and tourism management at North Carolina State University in Raleigh. He is the owner of the risk management consultation firm Adventureprogrammanagement. com and serves as the director of the National State Park Leadership School. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Jack K. Drury

Jack K. Drury

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Adventure Education : Theory and Applications

Human Kinetics, 2017

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...After my first couple of climbs, I got into teaching of climbing. I wanted to teach all I knew if they were interested in learning. It was actually a learning trip which brought on companionship and fun and interest far beyond just climbing...