Burn The Witch! Risk Mitigation Worksheet
|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 / Effect||Corrective Actions|
|Hazard Description||Cause||Effect||Initial Risk Rating||Possible Controlling Measure||Closing Comments||Status||Final Risk|
|Escalation||Darkness makes an event more difficult to resolve.||An event becomes more serious because of poor lighting coditions.||IIIC||Even for events where flashlights aren't desireable, they should be carried in case of an emergency.||IIIE|
|Hypothermia / Frostbite||Exposure to cold temperatures over a prolonged period.||Camper develops a condition which requires first aid or medical attention.||IIIC||Ensure proper preparedness of participants prior to activity. Those who are unprepared must remain in cabin.||IIIE|
|Hypothermia / Frostbite||Exposure to cold temperatures over a prolonged period.||Camper develops a condition which requires first aid or medical attention.||IIIC||Monitor 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 burns||Scout moves too close to fire, removes burning items, or is careless in adding wood/charcoal to the fire.||Scout or clothing is burned.||IVC||Scouts 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.||IIIC||Even for events where flashlights aren't desireable, they should be carried in case of an emergency.||IIIE|
|Smoke Inhalation||Scout moves too close to fire or are exposed to fire in a confined space.||Scout has difficulty breathing.||IVC||Fires 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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