About Adventure Activity Standards


Sector representatives, commercial operators, non-commercial operators and individual government agencies have all expressed the requirement for documented standards in the past.
The benefits that industry/sector standards provide to these stakeholders are diverse and each organisation may have different uses for the Adventure Activity Standards (AAS).
The issues which led to the development of the AAS range from individuals looking for guidance on current equipment standards to government agencies seeking benchmarks for group size; and commercial operators requiring independent guidelines to support their own detailed operating procedures to insurers wanting to bring together what is often seen as a fragmented industry.

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AAS Legal Aspects

AAS Legal Aspects

This document provides information about:
The basis of legal liability.
Claims in contract.
Claims in negligence.
Defences against claims by participants.
Good Samaritans, volunteers, apologies.
Limitation on claims for personal injury damages.

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