"It is the sum of our contributions to safety management that determines whether the people we work with live or die.” (Sir Brian Appleton after Piper Alpha)
Hostile Environment Training for Media & NGOs
Aid Training & Operations Ltd run specialist courses for media professionals and NGO staff/vounteers working in hostile environments. This training is suitable for anyone working in post conflict zones, areas of civil unrest or regions that have suffered natural disasters/extremes of climate. Using a combination of classroom lectures and practical outdoor scenarios, the courses include health and safety, civil disturbances, personal protection issues, first aid, kidnap and abduction and go some way to addressing organisations' duty of care.
If you have a suitable training facility, courses can be delivered in-house or in the field.
All courses are certified for three years in accordance with current UK best practice and duty of care.