We often have requests from operators for advice on developing documents in preparation for audit. Unfortunately as auditors we have a strict set of guidelines which means we cannot consult. We need to remain impartial. However here are some really useful tips and tricks available from various sites
1. Activity Safety Guidelines
2. The New Legislation
3. The Health and Safety at Work Act
4. Overlapping Duties
5. Guidance for Operators
6. The 2017 Safety Audit Standard
7. Notifiable Events
8. Managing Drugs and Alcohol
9. Forms and Templates
Recertification is approaching fast for most operators in 2017. The regulations require that all operators go through a full audit at recertification. This occurs every 3 years.
Here are a few tips to help streamline the process, keep costs down and make sure the process goes as smoothly as possible:-
AdventureMark™ are pleased to welcome 5 new team members that bring a wealth of outdoor and auditing experience to the company. Stu Allan, Hugh Barnard, Ray Goldring, Mark Smith and Mark Woods (Budgie) have recently joined the AdventureMark™ team.
We now have a large team of auditors that have a wide range of technical expert qualifications. This keeps the cost of audits down for you as operators as it can reduce the expense of having large audit teams on the ground.
Our Current Team
Simon Reynolds – Lead Auditor- TE- Motorsports/4WD/Quads
Todd Karipa– Lead Auditor- TE- High Ropes/Zip
Tony Hill– Lead Auditor
David Greenslade– Lead Auditor- TE – Motorsports/ 4WD/Quads
Jamie Simpson– Lead Auditor- TE- White Water/Kayaking
Stu Allan– Lead Auditor- TE- Rock Climb/Abseil
Hugh Barnard– Lead Auditor- TE- Mountaineering/Ski Touring/Rock Climbing
Mark Smith– Lead Auditor- TE- High Ropes/Zip
Brian Franks – Lead Auditor- TE- Diving
Ray Goldring– Lead Auditor
Mark (Budgie) Woods– Lead Auditor- TE- Mountain biking
Hemi Morete– Lead Auditor
Ben Anderson– Lead Auditor
We also have a great team of technical experts available.
If you would like more information on the AdventureMark™ team or wish to discuss the simple process of transferring your audit body over to AdventureMark™ contact Jamie Simpson on [email protected] or 0220912347
The Following Webinar hosted by the NZ recreation association helps break down the findings.
Some Really Interesting stuff on the impacts and benefits of rolling out the scheme.
We are often asked in the field by our clients when do we pick up the phone and report an incident to WorkSafe.
Here is a link on notifiable events from the WorkSafe site that should help explain this.
Transferring your audit provider over to AdventureMark™ is a very simple and straightforward process. It can be done at any stage throughout the audit process and is free.
Our team prides itself on focussing on you as a client and making sure that your audit process is simple, straightforward and transparent. Our hugely experienced team are spread over the North and South islands which means we can work hard to keep travel costs down for you. Our office is run by a lead auditor with years of experience running his own adventure operations so you can be sure that when you pick up the phone you will have a knowledgeable team ready to help.
If you would like a free no obligation quote on transferring your audit provider to AdventureMark™ please contact us for more information
Jamie Simpson is originally from Scotland and has spent the last 15 years running his own white water rafting, kayaking and adventure operations on the Nile River in Uganda. With a young family and a kiwi wife he sold his adventure businesses and moved to New Zealand in 2013. Jamie is a lead auditor with Exemplar Global and has been working for AdventureMark™ as a lead auditor and technical expert for a number of years. He also works for Kelvin TOP_SET as a lead investigator and trainer to various high hazard industries around the globe.
When not running adventure activity audits or investigating incidents Jamie can usually be found in his kayak or in the mountains near his home base in Taupo.
Jamie will be your direct contact for AdventureMark™ and is always happy to help whether you are an existing client or you are interested in transferring your auditing service to AdventureMark™.
We have now completed our JAS-ANZ accreditation. This rigorous auditing process makes sure that as clients you will receive the very best, consistent and professional auditing service from AdventureMark™. Our professional friendly team have a huge amount of experience running adventure operations and working in high hazard environments around the globe so you can be sure AdventureMark™ will make your certification process as simple as possible.
If you would like to hear more about transferring your audit provider to AdventureMark™ contact us to find out how easy it is.
Integra/AdventureMark Blue Certification is JAS-ANZ accredited. AdventureMark Blue certification is approved by WorkSafe NZ under the WorkSafe NZ Adventure Activities Certification Scheme.
New Zealand Adventure Tourism Safety Certification
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