Oxford Handbook of Expedition and Wilderness Medicine - NEW
by Chris Johnson, Sarah Anderson, Jon Dallimore, Shane Winser, and David Warrell (eds.).
A comprehensive pocket guide to expedition medicine, with practical advice for use in remote environments, and links and references to further information. Click here for more information about Expedition Medicine...
Published by Oxford University Press (2015) 2nd ed. Price £30.00 incl. UK postage and packing.
Expedition Health & Safety: a Risk Assessment
A paper Expedition Health & Safety: a Risk Assessment by Sarah Anderson and Chris J H Johnson published in the Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine vol 93, November 2000, pp 557-561,
Describing a study carried out by the RGS-IBG Medical Cell on the risks of participating in an expedition. This can be downloaded as a PDF file free-of charge or a photocopy can be provided at a cost of £2.50.
Download the results of the 2002 Expedition Health and Safety Survey (PDF)
Young Explorers' Trust (YET) Publications
Planning, management, and procedures for youth expeditions.
These can be downloaded from these links, or sent as hard copies for £2.50 (or £6.50 for all)
YET Guidelines for Youth Expeditions (PDF)
YET Guidelines for Safe and Responsible Expeditions, Roger Putnam and others, 2002 (PDF)
Environmental Responsibility for Expeditions. A Guide to Good Practice. Edited by Mark Smith. 2nd Edition 2002, British Ecological Society & Young Explorers' Trust (PDF)
Exploring a changing world: a guide for fieldwork for youth expeditions. Mark Smith, Young Explorers Trust, 2009. (PDF)
Proceedings of the 1999 & 2002 Standing Conferences on Expedition Health & Safety
Safeguarding Opportunities for Young People
By drawing together a consolidated position on what constitutes present best practice from amongst the delegates, these conferences hoped to set a benchmark for good practice. Themes included the nature of risk, Responsibilities and liabilities of organisers, leaders, parents and expedition members, Risk avoidance by training and planning, and standards and Qualifications. These conferences were the precursor of the British standard BS 8848.
Download Proceedings of the 1999 conference (PDF)
Download Proceedings of 2002 conference (PDF)