Safety First

Preface

The purpose of the Safety First Learning for Life Guidelines is to prepare adult leaders to conduct safe activities. These guidelines have been established to protect participants from potential hazards. Limitations on certain activities are best described as stepping-stones toward safe and enjoyable adventures.

Adult leaders should be aware of federal, state, or local government regulations that supersede Learning for Life guidelines. All health and safety issues contained within this publication are based on qualified supervision and discipline.

Bold type throughout Safety First Learning for Life Guidelines denotes Learning for Life policies.

Contents

  1. Insurance Information for Learning for Life Volunteers
  2. Adult Leadership
  3. Aquatics Safety
  4. Safety Afloat
  5. Camping and Hiking
  6. Drug, Alcohol, and Tobacco Use and Abuse
  7. First Aid
  8. Air Guns and Firearms
  9. Sports and Activities
  10. Medical Information
  11. Transportation
  12. Learning for Life Youth Protection Guidelines

Appendix—Forms