Applying a systems thinking lens to injury causation in the outdoors: Evidence collected during 3 years of the Understanding and Preventing Led Outdoor Accidents Data System
Scott McLean, Caroline F Finch, Natassia Goode, Amanda Clacy, Lauren J Coventon, Paul M Salmon
INJURY PREVENTION | BMJ PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2021
INTRODUCTION: This article presents a detailed systems analysis of injury incidents from 35 Australian led outdoor activity organisations between 2014 to 2017. METHOD: Injury incident reports were collected using a specific led outdoor activity incident reporting system known as UPLOADS (Understanding and Preventing Led Outdoor Accidents Data System). RESULTS: In total, 1367 people sustained injuries from across 20 different activities, with an injury rate of 1.9 injured people per 1000 participants over the three-year period. A total of 2234 contributory factors from multiple levels of the led outdoor activity system were identified from the incident reports, and 361 relationships were iden..View full abstract
This study was funded by Australian Research Council.