Canadian International Expeditions Ltd.
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Louise melville

Louise has been teaching and leading expeditions for 22 years in both the UK and Canada.  She is currently employed at St. Clement's School where she teaches Geography, coordinates Round Square/international trips and oversees risk management within the school.  Louise has a MSC in Risk, Crisis and Disaster Management, has completed NOLS Professional Development and is a member of the International Association of Emergency Managers and a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society.  In addition to running the Off-Site Safety Management Course she has consulted with many schools and businesses with regards to risk manageme


David melville

David has worked for the last 6 years as a Primary Care Paramedic with Toronto EMS.  Before coming to Canada David lectured at a Maritime College in Glasgow, volunteered with 2 Scottish Mountain Rescue teams for 12 years as a medic and served 3 years with the Royal Army Medical Corp, Reserves. Since coming to Canada he has completed his Masters in Education and started instructing wilderness first aid.


ABout our company and ossm course

Canadian International Expeditions is an independent operator working under the auspice of the Royal Geographical Society to deliver the Off-Site Safety Management (OSSM) course

The Off-Site Safety Management course was designed in response to concerns about safety in off-site activities. It addresses the content of legislation in this area and provides an opportunity for attendees to explore the application of the legislation in practical situations. The OSSM course will be appropriate for those working in a range of different situations where they are responsible for taking children/young people/adults out of their everyday environments (e.g. on geography or environmental field trips, on sporting away events, on organised activities). It aims to equip attendees with the ability to apply knowledge, understanding and problem solving skills in a range of contexts.

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