These links will provide you with the relative information to provide safe premises where Scout Members can enjoy.
Guidance on the control of exposure to asbestos.
Example Asbestos Management Plan
This document is designed to give your Group, District etc. a sound starting point for fulfilling your statutory obligations and managing asbestos.
Managing a Safe Scout Premises FS320010
Guidance for those who manage the premises and who have a legal responsibility for its user's safety.
Managing Contractors Working on Scout Premises FS320011
If you are involved with a Scout property it is likely that, from time to time, somebody will need to undertake checks, make repairs or improvements to the building or property.
Example Code of Practice for Contractors
This document is based upon the version used by The Scout Association UK Headquarters to fulfil its responsibilities as a workplace for health and safety. Please feel free to use it as a starting point for your Group, District, County/Area/Region or other area(s) of Scouting for which you have a responsibility.
Managing Fire Safety FS320007
Aimed at the users of permanent buildings for Scouting premises, it can also be applied to tented campsites.
Fire Safety Action List
Example of how to get started and list actons that require attention in your premises.
Example Fire Safety Checklist
This is example of a Fire Management Plan you should be able to develope for your premises.
Chub Fire Safety for Scout Premises
The Guide provides basic information on what a fire risk assessment is and how you might go about it. It also provides further guidance on fire precautions to help reduce the risk of a fire starting and also to persons should a fire occur within the Scout Hall or other place where Scout meetings are held.
Example Legionella Management Plan
This document is designed to give your Group, District etc. a sound starting point for fulfilling your statutory obligations and managing water where there may be a risk of Legionnaires ’ disease.
Falls From Height FS320009
Many activities in Scouting, particularly those relating to maintenance on buildings such as Scout Headquarters and Campsites, involve some type of work at height. This factsheet will assist when planning these tasks.
First Aid Kits & Accident Books
This guidance is for the use of first aid kits for Beaver Scout Sleepovers, Family Camps, Cub Scout Camps, Pack Holidays and Scout, Explorer Scout and Scout Network Camps.
First Aid Requirements
Carrying out a First Aid Risk Assessment will determine if you require a small/medium size First Aid Box in your premises.
Here we look at the issues that smoking raises in Scouting, both for adults and young people.