New Zealand leading the world in adventure safety auditing
Qualworx: A New Zealand business leading the world in adventure safety auditing
Posted on 02.07.2018
An adventure tourism business, is in the business of creating incredible experiences. Customers put their trust in adventure tourism businesses to guide them as they get out of their comfort zones and go to amazing places.
There is now a way to check that safety systems meet the highest possible international standard of safety. That standard – ISO 21101 – outlines the requirements of a safety management system for adventure tourism activity providers. It was agreed by an international working group of adventure tourism experts and is recognised globally.
What better way to promote to clients that safety systems have been checked to highest international standards?
New Zealand has long had the reputation of being the world’s leading adventure tourism destination. We also lead the world in auditing safety systems in adventure tourism providers.
Our audit team is made up of highly-skilled experts across a wide range of outdoor recreation and adventure disciplines. They know that adventure tourism is the best job in the world, because they’ve done it too. And they are professionally qualified auditors, trained to work with your business to critically evaluate your safety system and identify areas where you can improve.
International audit products
This paper-based audit is completed remotely. Qualworx auditors review and evaluate the documents and records that comprise a safety management system, and measure compliance against the internationally agreed standards for adventure tourism: the ISO 21100 series.
Comprising a document review, onsite audit and implementation checks, this certification is the gold standard of safety assurance for an international adventure operator. It’s great for large or complex operations, or those that simply want to demonstrate to clients that they have been checked and certified to the most rigorous possible standards of safety.
Wilderness Guides is an adventure tourism company located on the Picton waterfront, at the doorstep of the Marlborough Sounds. They have been introducing visitors to the Sounds and the Queen Charlotte Track for nearly 20 years, through sea kayaking, mountain biking, and guided and independent walks.
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