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Special Ceremony Risk Mitigation Worksheet

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Description:A ceremony of some sort
Program:Scouts BSA, Order of the Arrow
Adjusted Hazard:IIIE (Improbable, Marginal)
Mitigation Decision:Acceptable with Review
Prepared:2021-05-18 by Steve Donohue


Hazard Cause / EffectCorrective Actions
Hazard DescriptionCauseEffectInitial Risk RatingPossible Controlling MeasureClosing CommentsStatusFinal Risk
EscalationDarkness makes an event more difficult to resolve.An event becomes more serious because of poor lighting coditions.IIICEven for events where flashlights aren't desireable, they should be carried in case of an emergency.IIIE
Hypothermia / FrostbiteExposure to cold temperatures over a prolonged period.Camper develops a condition which requires first aid or medical attention.IIICEnsure proper preparedness of participants prior to activity. Those who are unprepared must remain in cabin.IIIE
Hypothermia / FrostbiteExposure to cold temperatures over a prolonged period.Camper develops a condition which requires first aid or medical attention.IIICMonitor weather conditions and if they are not conducive to outdoor activities, change the location, reduce the duration of the even, or change to a different event which is better suited to the weather.IIIE
Minor Injury (sprain, bruising)Rough or slippery terrain leads to twisting or a minor fall.Camper steps on something they can't see.IIICEven for events where flashlights aren't desireable, they should be carried in case of an emergency.IIIE

Historical Context: We have not yet held this event, but will use our standard safety protocols and mitigations to make it as safe as possible.

Based on Location: O Timing: N Category: Ceremony

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