Safeguarding expedition opportunities for young people

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The 2002 Standing Conference on Expedition Health & Safety

This is a one-day conference at the RGS-IBG, London on Wednesday 29 May 2002.
The conference brings together a wide range of organisations and individuals responsible for the health and safety of young people involved in expeditions and fieldwork, both in the UK and abroad. By drawing together a consolidated position on what constitutes present best practice from amongst the delegates, this Standing conference sets a benchmark for organisers and provide a pyramid of expertise to encourage safe and responsible expeditions and fieldwork.

Themes from earlier conferences include: The nature of risk; Responsibilities and liabilities of organisers, leaders, parents and expedition members; Risk avoidance by training and planning; Standards and Qualifications.

Cost: £55 + VAT (£64.62).
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