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Tree House Building Risk Mitigation Worksheet

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Description:Build a tree house and sleep in it.
Program:Scouts BSA, Order of the Arrow
Adjusted Hazard:IIIE (Improbable, Marginal)
Mitigation Decision:Acceptable with Review
Prepared:2021-07-19 by Ethan Rein


Hazard Cause / EffectCorrective Actions
Hazard DescriptionCauseEffectInitial Risk RatingPossible Controlling MeasureClosing CommentsStatusFinal Risk
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
Injury to Hands or FingersUse of small hand tools like knives and sawsKnife or tool slips.IVCAdults and leaders monitor proper use of tools and provide guidance where requiredIVD
Injury to Hands or FingersUse of small hand tools like knives and sawsKnife or tool slips.IVCEnsure users have Totin’ Chip trainingIVD

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: D Category: Creative

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