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LOA organisation size may influence incident types and severity.

The latest infographic from the UPLOADS Team demonstrates that incidents reported to UPLOADS differ regarding activity type, incident type, and incident severity as a function of organisation size. Click here to view the infographic and see how your organisation stacks up

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Tips to Improve Data Quality

Data reported via the UPLOADS App helps your organisation objectively understand incident frequency and causation, identify trends, and implement action plans to improve safety. High quality data is critical to support appropriate safety management activities. Here are a some tips to

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July 31 – PrIMe Workshop

Workshop Information   Join us for a full day workshop where you will learn how to translate the data collected through the UPLOADS App into incident prevention strategies. Professor Paul Salmon and Dr Scott McLean will introduce you to PrIMe (Preventing

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UPLOADS App Improvement Bulletin

Several enhancements have been made to the “Custom Fields” function to help streamline data entry and data quality. Enhancements include a Custom Field to collect information about treatments administered to injured or ill persons (e.g. time/date, type, dosage, administered by,

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Do you already have an established incident reporting system, but still want to contribute to the UPLOADS Research Project?

How can we contribute? Many organisations that conduct Led Outdoor Activities (LOA) already have established incident reporting systems and do not want to use the UPLOADS App.  We would like to invite these organisations to contribute information that will allow

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Serious injuries from camp stoves on an LOA program

Incidents and injuries involving camp stoves continue to be frequently represented in the UPLOADS data. Earlier this week, two students suffered serious burn injuries requiring immediate evacuation during a school camp in Victoria. The UPLOADS team wishes a full recovery for the young people involved.  

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Participation Data

What is it? The UPLOADS App collects information about all programs run by your organisation, we refer to this as “participation data”.  This information includes the: types of activities run on program and the number of participants partaking in the activities; number of

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