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Incidents in the Outdoors: Incidents involving animals and insects

In this infographic, we examine the reported incidents involving animals and insects. In total 700 incidents involving animals and insects have been reported to the National Incident Dataset since 2018. The most frequently reported incidents involved ants, insects, and mosquito

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UPLOADS 2020/2021 Annual Report

This annual report provides an overview of the incidents reported to the National Incident Database (NID) for the 12-month period of September 14, 2020 to September 13, 2021. The report describes: the incident rates per incident type and activity; the

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Incidents in the Outdoors: Contributory factors by gender

In this infographic, we examine incidents by gender type reported to the National Incident Dataset and highlight the most frequently reported contributory factors.   In total, males have been involved in 3699 incidents, and females involved in 5005 incidents since 2018.

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Incidents in the Outdoors: Harness (Outdoors)

In this infographic we show the near miss and injury incidents associated with outdoor harness activities. Despite the high level of perceived risk with harness activities, our current analysis demonstrates the relative safety of harness activities in Australia.  In nearly

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UPLOADS research project extension

Due to the devastating effects of COVID-19 within the Led Outdoor Activity Sector, the Australian Research Council and the UPLOADS Project Management Committee have decided to extended the UPLOADS research project.    This means that UPLOADS users will have an

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PrIMe is here!

What is PrIMe? The UPLOADS Preventing Incidents Method (PrIMe) is a quick and simple 8 step process organisations can use to translate the data collected through the UPLOADS App into incident prevention strategies. The process requires members from all levels

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Snapshot of first analysis of data from new UPLOADS App now available!

After an incredibly busy six months for the project team, and our new UPLOADS App users; we are very pleased to provide you with the first of what will be quarterly infographic reports, presenting a snapshot of the analysis of data from

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National Incident Dataset – March 2019

National Incident Database (NID) When Led Outdoor Activity Providers contribute incident and participation data to the NID, it forms a repository of information about incident rates and the network of contributory factors involved in incident causation. 56 providers from across

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SAA report recommends UPLOADS is included in outdoor sector training packages

Service Skills Australia have just released the findings from their review of the Outdoor Recreation qualifications, skill sets and units of competency in the SIS10 Sport, Fitness and Recreation Training Package. The report includes a specific section on risk management, with a number

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Register NOW for 2016 National Outdoor Education Conference at USC

Registrations are now open for the 2016 biennial National Outdoor Education Conference (NOEC). The conference will be held at the University of the Sunshine Coast – the home of the UPLOADS Research Team. We look forward to welcoming everyone to

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