Tag: hazard

Hazardous Jobs

When I look back at some of the hazardous jobs I’ve had, they make Search and Rescue look easy in comparison.

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Why does SAR Search for Dogs?

My dog and I, "skiing" near the head of Indian Arm

Why searching for a Dog is in the interest of public safety

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WorkSafeBC Report into death of SAR Volunteer

The WorkSafeBC report into a SAR Volunteer’s death is boiled down into headlines before the upcoming inquest.

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Discrepancy between Whistler and CAC avalanche reports

The author wonders why there’s a discrepancy between the avalanche bulletin written by the CAC and Whistler/Blackcomb.

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Hazard, Risk and Consequences

Some musings on the differences between hazard, risk and consequences as they relate to risk management in search and rescue.

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Avalanche and other hazards

The avalanche hazard is extreme in the Sea to Sky region, but the avalanche bulletin doesn’t contain is a warning about skip and fall hazard

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On Blaming the Victim

A lot of people, including those that should know better, insist on blaming the victim of a backcountry search or rescue.

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