Horse riding Rangitikei River Bijmin Swart River Valley

Risk Management

  • Alcohol & Drugs

    Guidance for managing drug and alcohol related risks in adventure activities.

    A document prepared by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment that provides guidance for managing drug and alcohol-related risks in adventure activity workplaces. It helps you determine the best way to manage drug and alcohol-related safety risks in your organisation.

  • Alcohol and drugs at work

    Drugs and alcohol testing and employment law, developed by Employment New Zealand..

  • Alcohol and other drugs in the workplace - an employer’s guide

    An employer's guide to managing drugs and alcohol in the workplace, developed by a range of agencies, including ACC, NZ Drug Foundation, and the Alcohol Advisory Council of New Zealand.

  • Alcohol Drug Helpline

    0800 787 797: the main national helpline in New Zealand for people struggling with alcohol and drugs.


    The New Zealand Health Promotion Agency’s website on alcohol.

  • Drug and alcohol programme and management

    A fact sheet on drug and alcohol management policies prepared by the Civil Aviation Authority.

    Download (357 KB)
  • Drugs and Alcohol: managing the risk - jet boat and raft operators

    Safety guidelines on managing risks from alcohol and other drugs for jet boat and raft operators by Maritime New Zealand.

  • Drug, alcohol and substance impairment - a sample policy

    A sample drug, alcohol and substance impairment policy from the Civil Aviation Authority.

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  • Emergency treatment of anaphylaxis - a guide for the outdoor industry

    A short guide to treating anaphylactic allergic reactions for adventure tourism operators written by Peak Safety.

    Download (673 KB)
  • First Aid Good Practice Guide

    A guide to good first aid practice written by the old Department of Labour.

    Download (314 KB)
  • FLASH activity risk assessment tool – rationale

    An outline of the rationale for the Factors Likely to Accentuate Serious Harm (FLASH) risk assessment tool.

    Download (19 KB)
  • FLASH tool template

    An Excel spreadsheet version of the FLASH risk assessment tool.

    Download (19 KB)
  • Metservice website

    The official website of New Zealand's national meteorological service, with information on weather for the entire country, including long-term 10-day forecasts.

  • Mountain Safety Council Resources

    Resources on outdoor safety from the Mountain Safety Council, including guides for specific activities, safety codes, forms and stories.

  • Outdoor First Aid Kit content list

    A list of things that should be in an outdoor adventure operator's first aid kit.

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  • Working with participants of mixed ability

    A guide to working with disabled participants from YMCA Central.

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