Wilderness Safety & Emergency Care Home Page
This page is sponsored by the Outdoor Action Program at Princeton University. It is
hoped that others will send useful URL resources to be included to Rcurtis@princeton.edu
Last Page update 09/28/00
Safety Management Resources
- Wilderness Risk Management Committe (WRMC) Incident Report Form
Instructions Page. The WMRC collects incident data from outdoor programs across the
globe in order to identify trends and establish directions for improvement in outdoor
programming. All outdoor programs are encouraged to submit data on an annual basis. This
page has the reporting form an instructions for submitting data. It will also be helpful
to outdoor programs in classifying their own incidents.
- Adventure Program Risk Management Report 1995: Incident Data and Narratives, 1989
& 1990 - this new publication is an excellent resource for anyone from
admistrators to instructors charged with managing risk in adventure programming. Both
backcountry/wilderness-based and facility-based (i.e., ropes courses and climbing towers)
programming data are included. A joint project of the Association for Experiential
Education and the Wilderness Risk Managers Committee. Contact the AEE Office for ordering information.
- Outdoor Safety Management Workshop This is the text of an
outdoor safety mangement workshop developed by the Outdoor Action Program at Princeton
University based on the Dynamics of Accidents Model developed by Alan Hale.
- OA Guide to Developing a Safety Management Program
- Planning a Safe River Trip This is an article about how to
run a safe river trip that applies the Dynamics of Accidents Model to paddling situations.
- OA Paddling Decision Tree - a checklist to help you decide
"do I run this drop or not?"
Wilderness First Aid Resources
Wilderness First Aid Training
Commercial use of this material is prohibited without express written permission from
the author. Copyright 1999, all rights reserved, Rick Curtis, Outdoor Action Program,