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Safety Practical Tips

This guidance is to help clarify some of the administrative needs surrounding your provision of safer Scouting.


(FS320012) (May 2020 replacing August 2012)

Additional resources and information can be found within our Safety section of our website.

All meetings, events and activities must have a leader in charge who, has responsibility for co-ordinating all adults and young people.

Recent experience has shown that accidents can happen when there isn't a leader clearly designated as being in charge overall, or when that person makes an assumption that other people are looking after safety issues. Responses to accidents are also impaired in such circumstances.

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