Adventure tourism and activity operators have until 1 November 2014 to be audited and registered. Four new audit providers, Skills Active, Telarc, QSI Safety, and Bureau Veritas, are now recognised by WorkSafe NZ to carry out adventure activity audits. They will help the industry to meet its obligations under the Adventure Activity Regulations.
WorkSafe New Zealand has employed safety advisers offering one-on-one support to operators. Read more.
New Zealand provided input into ISO’s adventure tourism standards and participated in the development of these standards, which include:
- ISO 21101:2014 Adventure tourism – Safety management systems – Requirements
- ISO/TR 21102:2013 Adventure tourism – Leaders – Personnel competence
- ISO 21103:2014 Adventure tourism – Information for participants