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Safety & Risk Assessment Tools

Risk assessment is at the heart of safe Scouting and is present in everything that we do. Resources are provided to help provide simple and practical guidance on this issue:

The short video clip outlines the risk assessment process. This includes completing, communicating, acting upon and reviewing a risk assessment.

Activities - Risk Assessment
Managing a Safe Scout Premises
Safety Checklist for Leaders (white card)
Safety Checklist for Executive Members (white card)
Safety Checklist for Managers (white card)
Safe Scouting and Emergency Procedures (purple card)

Online Safety Training:
This is for existing leaders who need to renew their 5 year certification. This is one of your Ongoing Learning Requirements. You need to renew your certification before your 5 year term expires and take your new Certificate to a Training Adviser so that they can update your personal records on Compass. You can do this by clicking on the link:
Online Safety Training & Certification

Some Safety Policies

Keeping young people and adults safe is about awareness and adopting best practice. The following Scout Association Fact Sheets outline practical steps to adopt in some key areas:

Photography and Video Recording at Scout Events
Emails and Text Messaging Guidance for Leaders
New Data Protection Regulations effective 25 May 2018
Social Networking Sites and Scouting
Promoting good sexual health within Scouting
Alcohol and Scouting
Smoking and Scouting