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Incidents in the Outdoors: Cold/Flu & Respiratory Illness 

In this infographic we explore the most frequently reported factors that contributed to the Cold/Flu or Respiratory illness incidents that occurred between September 2018 and July 2021.  From the 395 reported incidents, 325 people required first aid treatment and 80

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Incidents in the Outdoors: Psychosocial Incident Types

In this infographic we examine the psychosocial incidents types reported to the National Incident Dataset and report the actual and potential severity of these incidents and their contributory factors. The contributory factors involved in minor severity incidents were similar to those

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Final Reminder

Evaluating Incident Prevention Methods in Led Outdoor Activities – Research ProjectRegistrations Close April 19, 2021 You are invited to participate in our Research Project which aims to evaluate different methods for developing safety interventions in the Led Outdoor Activity Sector.

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UPLOADS 2019/2020 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, 2019 to September 13, 2020. The report describes: the incident rates per incident type and activity; the

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Evaluating Incident Prevention Methods in Led Outdoor Activities

You are invited to participate in our Research Project which aims to evaluate different methods for developing safety interventions in the Led Outdoor Activity Sector. If you participate in the study, you will receive free training in state-of-the-art safety methods

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Incidents in the Outdoors: Campcraft Activities

Since September 14, 2018, 473 injury or illness incidents relating to Campcraft Activities have been reported.  Although, 89% of these incidents were minor in severity, 7% of the incidents were reported with a potential severity rating of serious, severe or

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Incidents in the Outdoors: Weather Related Incidents

In this Infographic we show how the weather has been reported as a contributory factor in LOA incidents.  In over two years of data reported to the National Incident Dataset, 724 incidents identified weather as a contributory factor.  The Infographic

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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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Incidents in the Outdoors: Cycling

For this months infographic, we turn our attention to Cycling (on-road / off-road) incidents. Using the UPLOADS National Incident Dataset, we have presented the most frequently identified contributory factors and relationships associated with incidents involving cycling. In line with our

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