First Aid Levels – What’s Safe

First Aid Levels – What’s Safe
It is unlikely that anyone will contest the fact that Adventure Guides should have training in first aid, we all expect our guides or leaders to be able to provide efficient, timely first aid in the event of someone getting hurt, but first aid […]

8 – In case of a death

In Case of Death
The 8th of an 8 part weekly series on handling and preparing for problems.
No training on emergency procedures would be complete without dealing with deaths on a trip. The death of a group member is everyone’s worse nightmare but it does happen, even if the death was […]

7 – What if I lose the group?

What if I lose the group?
The 7th of an 8 part weekly series on handling and preparing for problems.
We are going to look at this specific scenario as it is the one time that group members may end up alone with no one else to discuss problems with. Injuries etc. […]

6 – Self Rescues

Self Rescues
The 6th of an 8 part weekly series on handling and preparing for problems.
Of course not all incidents or emergencies require evacuation from the scene of everyone.
Sometimes you can carry out a self-rescue to stabilise the situation, treat the problem and then carry on with the trip.

A person who […]