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Program planning tool for 4-H volunteers (risk management)
Minnesota 4-H is committed to providing safe and healthy environments for youth and adults participating in 4-H programs and activities.
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Using the Overall risk management policies and practices, answer the following risk management questions as you plan 4-H programs.
- What are the requirements for youth participation?
- What are the requirements for volunteer participation?
- What are the supervision requirements?
- What are the guidelines for adult/youth interactions?
- What are the scheduling requirements?
- What are the medical and emergency procedures that need to be in place?
- What are the requirements or limitations for the 4-H outings and activities that are planned?
- What are the requirements for use of facilities?
- If an overnight event, what are the requirements for room and sleeping arrangements?
- What are the transportation requirements?
- What are the requirements for serving or selling food?
- What insurance coverage is needed?
- In addition to the general program policies and practices listed above, use the following topic specific information sheets when planning 4-H programs and activities.
- Allergic reactions, lost and missing people, strangers (PDF)
- Toxic plants, wild animals, bees and ticks (PDF)
- Fire and chemical hazards (PDF)
- Severe weather (PDF)
Responding to emergencies
- What additional questions do you need to discuss with your County 4-H Program Coordinator?