Field Safety for Field Trip Leaders

6-7 April 2016
Spring, Texas, United States

Field activities are normally safe, but accidents do happen with potentially serious consequences, so measures should be taken to reduce the risks. This field safety program is straightforward, widely applicable, and scaleable to a wide range of field activities, from short roadside stops to long, backcountry expeditions. This course provides classroom activities on Day 1 with instructor talks, group problem solving, and hands-on basic first aid scenarios. Day 2 is a trip to a field location where, during 4 field stops, participants will practice many of the field-safety concepts discussed in the classroom.  This course provides scenarios for implementing valuable field safety process and a template for creating programs tailored to the needs of individual field trip leaders. We encourage all AAPG 2015 field trip/field seminar leaders to register for this course.

NOTE: Participant's experience with this course may be enhanced if they have previously taken Basic First Aid and/or Wilderness and Remote First Aid, which are both available from the American Red Cross.

NOTE: This 2-day course will be offered in early-April, well before the AAPG Annual Convention (June 19-22, 2016), so that field trip leaders and other interested persons may attend the course prior to other 2016 field trips/field seminars.

Spring, TX
22777 Springwoods Village Parkway
Spring Texas 77389
United States

PLEASE NOTE: Registrants in AAPG Field Seminars must complete and sign the Release and Indemnity Form on the bottom of the Registration Form (or read and agree to the appropriate box during online registration.) Your registration will not be complete until we have your signed form in our files. 

Tuition includes course notes, AAPG publication Field Safety in Uncontrolled Environments, other printed material, and classroom first aid supplies. No refunds for cancellations after March 9, 2016.


Robert T. (Bob) Clarke Consultant, Irving, Texas, USA
Dave Story ExxonMobil Upstream Research Co., Houston, Texas, USA
Kevin M. Bohacs ExxonMobil, Houston, Texas, USA
Pamela (Pam) S. Collins ExxonMobil, Houston, Texas, USA
Lorry Oldefest Distinguished Lecture and Field Safety Coordinator +1 918 560 2621 +1 918 560 2678
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Stephanie Brown AAPG Assistant Registrar +1 918 560-2930
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