Kevin Bohacs, Stephen Oliveri, Amy Ruf (ExxonMobil, Houston, Texas) and Robert Clarke (Consultant, Irving, Texas)
March 27 - 28, 2013
Begins and ends in Houston, Texas
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Goes up to $650 after 2/27/2013. includes course notes, AAPG publication Field Safety in Uncontrolled Environments, Red Cross publication, When Help is Delayed, Mountaineering First Aid, and classroom first aid supplies
No refunds for cancellations after 2/27/2013.
This course is designed for anyone who leads or coordinates field activities such as Field Trips, Field Seminars, Field Camps, or general field work, for companies or student groups. Participants will acquire and practice strategies to prepare for and conduct safe and effective field activities.
Upon completion of this seminar, participants will:
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 the 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 be able to practice many of the field-safety concepts discussed in the classroom. This course provides scenarios for implementing a valuable field safety processes and a template for creating programs tailored to the needs of individual field trip leaders. We encourage all AAPG 2013 field trip/field seminar leaders to register for this course.
NOTE: This two-day course will be held several weeks before the AAPG Annual Convention so that AAPG 2013 field trip leaders and other interested persons may attend before any pre-meeting field trips are scheduled to be conducted during the convention and/or throughout the rest of the year.