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Managing a safe Scout premises

General Information

This guidance takes you through a selection of common areas requiring safety checks and provides signposting to further guidance.

Fire Safety

This guidance includes links to an example fire safety checklist, fire safety action plan and fire safety risk management document.

Site Maintenance and Compliance

Guidance on managing asbestos, water at risk of legionella, tree safety guidelines and falls from a height.

Managing Contractors Working On Scout Premises

If you are using contractors to work on your event then you have responsibilities to ensure they operate safely – for their sake and for that of others involved.

Incident Reporting

Where a premises is a place of work any incidents need to be reported to the HSE (Health and Safety Executive).