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Description:Set creations from earlier in the week ablaze.
Program:Scouts BSA, Order of the Arrow
Adjusted Hazard:IIIE (Improbable, Marginal)
Mitigation Decision:Acceptable with Review
Prepared:2021-11-06 by Mark Bollman


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 burnsScout moves too close to fire, removes burning items, or is careless in adding wood/charcoal to the fire.Scout or clothing is burned.IVCScouts must have Firem'n Chit and be supervised by adults at all time.IVC
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
Smoke InhalationScout moves too close to fire or are exposed to fire in a confined space.Scout has difficulty breathing.IVCFires should not be built indoors; Scouts should be asked to move out of the smoke if necessary.IVD

Historical Context: This event was first held at Winter Camp XLI (in 2017). It was been held a total of 4 times without an incident.

Based on Location: O Timing: N Category: Challenge

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