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School Activities - High Risk Activities vs. Educational Value

Duration: 45 minutes


David Beal, Director of Risk Management, OSBIE

Julie Welsh, Risk Management Program Coordinator, OSBIE


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Session Description:

In today's society, involvement in "extreme activities" is encouraged for young people by the media and in advertising on a daily basis.  How do schools manage these expectations and pressure to offer extreme school activities while balancing the safety of students?

The following topics are discussed:

·         Social Concerns and Legal Expectations when planning school activities.

·         The various risk management strategies available when organizing school activities will be discussed. 

·         Where are YOUR Risks when organizing and planning school activities?

·         Also, the topics of informed consents vs. waivers and working with third party vendors to meet safety standards and manage risks.


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La session sera offerte uniquement en anglais. Les diapositives PowerPoint sont traduites en français et disponible par le lien ci-dessous.

En Français

Diffusion Web d’OSBIE – Les Activités scolaires - Les diapositives PowerPoint traduites en français