Perspex - ScoutHelp

Perspex Helping Scouts Be Safe

Why Perspex you ask?

We use the word Perspex because it is a guideline we should follow.

It is an old tradition dating back to 1967.

Not many scout troops use it now but you never know how useful it may be!

What can it help me with?

It can help you with all sorts of different things from Hikes to Cycles to indoor activities, if your a leader or a Scouter, it could provide an important resource to keep safe.

Although a old tradition Perspex is still used to today.

What it means

Personal Fitness: You need to make sure that you are fit enough to carry out the activity before attempting it.

Equipment: You need to make sure that you have all the right equipment for the activity if you don't have the right equipment you may hurt yourself.

Risks: You need to assess the risks off the activity and make sure that you know what may happen if something goes wrong.

Safety Rules: You need to know the safety rules before doing an activity.

Planning: You need to plan what you are doing and when you are doing it and let someone outside your group know!

Emergencies: Plan for emergencies take first-aid kits with all the right stuff in!

X - Unexpected: Plan for the unexpected the weather could suddenly change!