In a recent article, Clare Dallat provides an alternative and insightful perspective to identifying and managing sources of risk in a way that aligns with what the wider field of safety science now understands about how and why accidents happen. Using lessons from safety-critical domains such as aviation, healthcare and transportation, the author offers practical and implementable strategies for those involved in the design, planning and implementation of outdoor education and recreation experiences.

—Submitted by Steve Pace, Director of Standards Development and Accreditation at the Association for Experiential Education