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Author Dickson, Tracey J.

Title Risk management in the outdoors : a whole-of-organisation approach for education, sport and recreation / edited by Tracey J. Dickson and Tonia L. Gray
Published Port Melbourne, Vic. : Cambridge University Press, 2012
Port Melbourne, Victoria : Cambridge University Press, 2012


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 MELB  363.140994 Dic/Rmi  AVAILABLE
Description xviii, 245 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents 1. An introduction to risk, adventure and risk management/ Dickson -- 2. Organisational sustainability and risk management/ Weir and Dickson -- 3. The legal context for outdoor activities and programs/ Ainsworth and Heshka -- 4. The organisational context of risk management/ Dickson and Terwiel -- 5. The real physical risks: putting it into perspective/ Dickson -- 6. Program design and activity selection/ Brymer and Gray -- 7. Program evaluation/ Gray and Neill -- 8. Risk communication/ Dallat -- 9. Technology, risk and outdoor programming/ Neill and Gray -- 10. Severe weather/ Colagiuri -- 11. Learning from injury surveillance and incident analysis/ Dickson
Summary Essential reading for students and practitioners involved in outdoor education, sport, recreation and tourism. Dickson, University of Canberra; Gray, University of Wollongong, Australia
Analysis Australian
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Outdoor education -- Law and legislation -- Australia.
Outdoor education -- Risk assessment.
Outdoor education -- Australia.
Outdoor recreation industry -- Risk management -- Australia.
Outdoor recreation industry -- Risk management.
Outdoor recreation -- Law and legislation -- Australia.
Outdoor recreation -- Management.
Outdoor recreation -- Risk assessment.
Outdoor recreation -- Australia -- Management.
Outdoor recreation -- Australia -- Safety measures.
Outdoor recreation -- Australia.
Recreation -- Australia -- Safety measures.
Recreation -- Law and legislation -- Australia.
Risk management -- Australia.
Risk management.
Author Dickson, Tracey J., editor
Gray, Tonia, editor
LC no. 2012376280
ISBN 9780521152310 (paperback)