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Technical Advising

With our extensive knowledge in all things outdoors we are able to act as Technical Advisers to your outdoor event or business. Our Technical Advisers have an extensive background in their particular activity and provide specialist knowledge, experience and ideas to aid our clients in carrying out their work in a safe manner in the outdoors.

We are particularly involved with technical advising in the outdoor adventure activities industry. The Adventure Activities Licensing Authority (AALA) is run on behalf of the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) and the licence is a requirement of all commercial operators providing licensable activities in the UK. These activity groups include: Caving, Climbing, Trekking and Watersports. As part of the requirements all licensed activities must have a nominated Technical Advisor to

Our Technical Advisor work also extends beyond the activity industry to events, construction and rescue organisations, but the principles remain the same; to help the client to create a safe outdoor environment in which they can carry out their activities, protecting their own staff and their customers.

As part of out Technical Advisor role we:

  • Carry out risk assessments
  • Design operating procedures
  • Run in-house training programmes
  • Recommend and supply equipment
  • Undertake inspections and spot-checks
  • Provide important advice and support at short notice