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It is the responsibility of all those involved in Scouting to ensure, so far as is reasonably practical, that all activities are conducted in a safe manner without risk to the health of the participants.

A range of resources are available, covering all areas that affect safety in Scouting, with the intention of providing clear and practical guidance as well as promoting a strong culture of safety throughout the Movement. Visit the pages below for further information relating to specific areas and to download resources.

Further infomration:

Safe Scouting and Emergency Procedures (purple card)

Activities - Risk Assessment

Safety checklist for leaders

Safety checklist for Executive Committees

Safety checklist for managers

Leader in charge

Activities: Risk Assessment 

Risk Assessment template (Word document)

Safe premises and campsite

Accident record sheet (Word)

Near miss form

Food Safety in Scouting

Camp Food Safety

Safety - Practical Tips

Bouncy Castles - Guidance for Safe Use