Did you hear?... Rocky Terrain: A Look at the Risks in the Outdoor Adventure Industry

If you are a retailer, an outfitter, or even a non-profit offering outdoor adventure or education programs, you should take note of the following survey -- "Rocky Terrain: A Look at the Risks in the Outdoor Adventure Industry."
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If you are a retailer, an outfitter, or even a non-profit offering outdoor adventure or education programs, you should take note of the following survey -- "Rocky Terrain: A Look at the Risks in the Outdoor Adventure Industry." The survey, conducted in partnership with The St. Paul Companies (NYSE: SPC), a St. Paul, Minn.-based insurance company, and Outward Bound USA, found that while most programs are very concerned with risk management and the safety of their guides/instructors and clients, a majority also get failing marks in terms of execution of an adequate risk management/assessment program. Take for example transportation and driving issues. While this category was listed as the No. 1 one safety concern for programs, only 48 percent of the respondents actually utilized a driver training and testing program. For more information on the survey, go to www.stpaul.com/wwwstpaul/content/rockyTerrain/index.asp

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