Health and safety information

This website is still under construction. Some items may be missing but will be added soon.

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Information about our general operations:

Ulfljotsvatn Outdoor and Scout Center is a licensed tour operator, by the Icelandic Tourist Board.
See details here (pdf) (in English)

See confirmation of our 3rd party liability insurance here (pdf) (in English)

Icelandic Boy and Girl Scout Association – Contingency Plan (pdf) (in Icelandic)

Ulfljotsvatn – Health, Safety and Environment Manual (pdf) (in English)

Ulfljotsvatn – Contingency Plans (pdf) (in Icelandic)

Staff and Volunteer Training Requirements (pdf) (in Icelandic) (Implementation ongoing)

 

Risk assessments, activity audits and safety procedures for some of our on-site activities:

Activity/tour: Climbing Tower (climbing and rappelling/abseiling)
Documents: Climbing and Rappelling – Safety procedures and risk assessment (pdf) (in Icelandic) (Implementation ongoing)
Activity Audit Form (pdf) (in English)

Activity/tour: Boats (including rentals and guided tours)
Documents: Boats – Safety procedures and risk assessment (pdf) (in Icelandic) (Implementation ongoing)
Activity Audit Form (pdf) (in English)

Activity/tour: Archery
Documents: Archery – Safety procedures and risk assessment (pdf) (in Icelandic) (Implementation ongoing)
Activity Audit Form (pdf) (in English)

Activity/tour: Hiking (short and long hikes)
Documents: Hiking and Backpacking – Safety procedures and risk assessment (pdf)  (in Icelandic) (Implementation ongoing)
Activity Audit Form (pdf) (in English)

Activity/tour: Ulfljotsvatn Triathlon
Documents: Activity Audit Form (pdf) (in English)

Activity/tour: Guided Coach Tours (including Golden Circle tour and more)
Documents: Activity Audit Form (pdf) (in English)

Activity/tour: Campfires (permit and firewood)
Documents: Activity Audit Form (pdf) (in English)

 

Below you will find risk assessments, activity audit forms and other health and safety documents from our 3rd party tour operators:

Activity/tour: Coaches
Operator: Trex
Documents: Trex is an authorized Travel Agency, by the Icelandic Tourist Board.
Activity Audit Form (pdf)

Activity/tour: Whale watching
Operator: Elding
Documents: Elding is an authorized Tour Operator, by the Icelandic Tourist Board.
Elding is certified by Vakinn quality and safety system, operated by the Icelandic Tourist Board.

Activity/tour: Glacier walks
Operator: Icelandic Mountain Guides
Documents: Icelandic Mountain Guides are an authorized Tour Operator, by the Icelandic Tourist Board.
Icelandic Mountain Guides are an authorized Travel Agency, by the Icelandic Tourist Board.
Icelandic Mountain Guides are certified by Vakinn quality and safety system, operated by the Icelandic Tourist Board.
Activity Audit Form (pdf)
Risk Assessment (pdf)

Activity/tour: River rafting
Operator: Arctic Rafting
Documents: Arctic Rafting is an authorized Travel Agency, by the Icelandic Tourist Board.
Activity Audit Form, page 1 (jpg)
Activity Audit Form, page 2 (jpg)
Risk Assessment (doc)
Third Party Liability (pdf)
Liability Insurance (pdf)

Activity/tour: Snorkling
Operator: Dive.is
Documents: Dive.is is an authorized Travel Agency, by the Icelandic Tourist Board.
Activity Audit Form (pdf)
Risk Assessment (pdf)

Activity/tour: Horse Riding
Operator: Eldhestar
Documents: Eldhestar is an authorized Tour Operator, by the Icelandic Tourist Board.
Eldhestar is certified by Vakinn quality and safety system, operated by the Icelandic Tourist Board.
Activity Audit Form (pdf)
Risk Assessment (doc) (in Icelandic)

Activity/tour: Horse Riding
Operator: Sólhestar
Documents: Sólhestar is an authorized Tour Operator, by the Icelandic Tourist Board.
Activity Audit Form (doc)

Activity/tour: Horse Riding
Operator: Laxnes Horse Farm
Documents: Laxnes is an authorized Travel Agency, by the Icelandic Tourist Board.
Laxnes is certified by Vakinn quality and safety system, operated by the Icelandic Tourist Board.