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    Integrated Risk Management for Leisure Services provides both students and professionals with a systematic approach to safety. By integrating risk management, accident prevention, and emergency response with information on legal liability, Integrated Risk Management for Leisure Services enables leisure service providers to implement strategies to reduce or eliminate bodily injury, property damage, and financial loss.

    Integrated Risk Management for Leisure Services uses a four-phase integrated risk management model. The first three phases focus on negligence, the accident process, and risk management plans to reduce or eliminate injury, damage, or loss. The fourth phase focuses on what to do after an incident occurs to reduce the impact of injury, damage, or loss.

    Integrated Risk Management for Leisure Services features several unique aspects for students and professionals in the recreation and park field. It covers safety prevention and accident processes in the recreation and parks field. Then it addresses how to manage the post-incident situation to reduce impacts. Last, the text integrates these two new areas with the traditional areas of legal liability and risk management planning in an effort to provide safer recreation and park programs.

    Table of Contents

    Part I: Principles of Negligence

    Chapter 1. Negligence

    General Legal Principles

    Four Windows of Negligence

    Professional Conduct

    Summary

    Exercises

    Chapter 2. Standard of Care

    Visitor Categories

    Recreation Land Use Statutes

    Attractive Nuisance

    Summary

    Exercises

    Chapter 3. Defenses Against Negligence

    Legal Doctrines That Limit Liability

    Transfer StrategiesInsurance

    Contracting Services

    Reducing Risks Through Programmatic Strategies

    Summary

    Exercises

    Part II: The Accident Process and Safety Management

    Chapter 4. Accident Causation and Safety Management

    Historical Overview of Safety Management

    Behavioral Models

    Epidemiological Models

    Human Error Management

    Human Error Model

    Highly Reliable Organizations (HROs)

    A Cautionary Note

    Summary

    Exercises

    Chapter 5. Analytical Tree Analysis

    Event and Causal Factor Analysis

    Barrier Analysis

    Tree Analysis

    The Four Ts: Terminate, Treat, Transfer, and Tolerate

    Summary

    Exercises

    Chapter 6. Metaphorical and Outdoor Adventure Models

    What Are Metaphorical Models?

    Early Metaphorical Models

    Examining the Underlying Factors in Accidents and Accident Models

    Metaphorical Accident Models

    Negligence and Program Planning Implications

    Summary

    Exercises

    Chapter 7. Programming for Risks

    2x2 Risk Paradigm: Perceived Versus Actual Risks

    Adventure Experience Paradigm

    Programming Implications

    Integrating Underlying Factors and Accident Process

    Legal Implications

    Summary

    Exercises

    Part III: Risk Management

    Chapter 8. Risk Management Plans

    Winding River Canoe Rentals Case Study

    Risk Management Process

    Structure of the Risk Management Plan

    Evaluation and Continued Assessment

    Risk Management Process Applied to Winding River Canoe Rentals

    Summary

    Exercises

    Part IV: The Postincident Response

    Chapter 9. Emergency Action Plans

    Components of an EAP

    Writing EAP Statements

    Legal Review

    Alternative EAP Format

    Summary

    Exercises

    Chapter 10. Managing the Incident

    Search Phase

    Rescue Phase

    Medical Phase

    Evacuation Phase

    Incident Command Structure

    Summary

    Exercises

    Chapter 11. Crisis Management

    The Need for Good Crisis Management

    General Rules and Principles for the PIO

    Managing the Crisis

    Media

    Summary

    Exercises

    Chapter 12. Supporting the Victim and the Family

    Importance of Providing Support to Victims and Their Families

    Dealing With the Anger of the Victim and the Victim’s Family

    Emergency Action Plan Summary

    Exercises

    Chapter 13. The Ripple Effect

    Impact of the Ripple Effect

    Symptoms of Stress and the Ripple Effect

    Critical Incident Stress Management

    Summary

    Exercises

    Chapter 14. Conducting an Investigation

    Need for Investigation

    Internal or External Study

    Selectng an Investigator

    Collect and Review Data

    Report

    Implementation

    Legal Implications

    Summary

    Exercises

    About the Author

    Robert B. Kauffman, PhD, is a professor and chair of the department of recreation and parks management at Frostburg State University in Frostburg, Maryland.

    Kauffman has more than 30 years of experience in the safety field, in particular boating safety. He has worked to bring content areas of the safety field into the mainstream of the recreation and parks field. He has produced award-winning videos and boating safety materials, including Cold, Wet, and Alive (the most widely used boating safety video among boating law educators in the United States), Decide to Return, and Almost a Perfect Day. Kauffman has also served as an expert witness and has used several of those cases as case studies in this book.

    In 2010, Kauffman received the Outstanding Faculty Award for Professional Achievement from Frostburg State University. He received the same award for service in 1999. In 2005, he received the Citation Award from the Maryland Recreation and Parks Association for lifetime achievement, the organization’s highest honor. He also received a Telly Award (2009) and three Golden Eagle Awards (2012, 1994, and 1989) from the Council for International Non-theatrical Events (CINE) for his work on the production of boating safety videos.

    Kauffman and his wife, Sally, reside in Frostburg, Maryland. In his free time, he enjoys canoeing, rafting, biking, and photography.

    Merry L. Moiseichik, ReD, JD, is a professor of recreation and sport management in the department of health, human performance and recreation at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. In developing and teaching the risk management course for the program at the University of Arkansas, Moiseichik gained an understanding of the challenges students have in comprehending risk management. This understanding along with her knowledge of law provided important insight into the writing of Integrated Risk Management for Leisure Services.

    Moiseichik also works with communities to evaluate risk within all areas of their recreation departments and has served as a consultant to commercial recreation agencies in evaluating risk for insurance company reporting. She is also a National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) certified playground safety inspector.

    A frequent presenter at state, national, and international conferences, Moiseichik has published over 15 journal articles, edited 3 books, and authored 7 book chapters. Moiseichik also serves as a reviewer for the Journal of Legal Aspects of Sport.

    In 2006, Moiseichik received an Honor Award from the Sport and Recreation Law Association and a Research Award from the University of Arkansas College of Education and Health Professions. She is a past president and a current member of the Sport and Recreation Law Association.

    Moiseichik resides in Fayetteville. In her free time she enjoys camping, canoeing, biking, and playing board games.

    Ancillaries

    All ancillary materials for this text are FREE to course adopters and available online at www.HumanKinetics.com/IntegratedRiskManagementForLeisureServices.

    Instructor guide. Includes chapter overviews, learning objectives, chapter exercises with answers, critical thinking questions, and a glossary.

    Test package. Features multiple-choice, true-and-false, and short-answer and essay questions.

    Presentation package. Includes a comprehensive series of PowerPoint slides for each chapter of the book.

    Image bank. Includes most of the figures, content photos, and tables from the text, sorted by chapter. Images can be used to develop a customized presentation based on specific course requirements.