How to Assess Hazards and Risks with Jamie Black MA, BI

Welcome to your next step in preventing harm and understanding hazards and risk in your outdoor program. You can expect:

  • 30 minutes of video
  • 2-4 hours of self-directed preparation of a printed Hazard and Risk Resource
  • Certificate available upon request
  • A community of support to learn from and ask questions, share and discuss


  • Become more confident and capable as a facilitator of outdoor programs
  • Prevent injury by having informed staff about the potential risks and hazards
  • Own a Hazard Assessment binder that includes;
    • Risk Assessment
    • Character Types
    • Definition & Terms of Control
    • Group Assessment
    • Method of Control
    • Prioritized List of Hazards

It is by due diligent action that we prevent injury.

Created and facilitated by Jamie Black from 20 years in the field as an outdoor guide, manager, coach and facilitator, Founder of Wild Craft Play ‘sCool, MA in Environmental Education and Communication.