General Safety Rules in joining Guiding Activities

  1. All participants taking part in activities sponsored by the Association must observe the Safety Rules and Guidelines for Activities of the Association for the respective activities.
     
  2. Any activities held at places other than the regular meeting place must be supervised by an appointed Guider/Commissioner, or an adult aged 21 or over, approved by the Association, and the Region Office must be informed beforehand. For such activities, a member of the Association under 18 of age must obtain written consent of her parent or legal guardian.
     
  3. The conditions laid down in the safety rules and guidelines for the specific activities must be observed on all occasions. The Guider-in-charge should have an up-to-date qualification, general knowledge, experience and decision-making ability to ensure the safety of the activity being held. If necessary, she should seek advice from the appropriate Commissioner of the Association.
     
  4. Participants taking part in Association activities must also abide by the safety regulations of related HKSAR government departments/professional bodies as approved by the Association.
     
  5. Where rules of adventure activities are not covered by the safety rules and guidelines for activities of the Association, the Guider-in-charge, in consultation with the appropriate Commissioner, should comply with the rules and guidelines of the appropriate government departments/professional bodies as approved by the Association.
     
  6. All safety rules and guidelines for activities of the Association apply to joint activities with other organizations. When organizing joint activities, the Guider-in-charge must obtain the written approval of the appropriate Commissioner. In gaining such approval, the Guider-in-charge must comply with relevant safety rules and ensure that those responsible for running such joint activities have the necessary training and experience.
     
  7. Before and during an outing activity, the Guider-in-charge must always be aware of the weather conditions to ensure that the outing is held safely.
     
  8. For safety aspects of all specific activities and qualifications required, refer to the Safety Rules and Guidelines for Activities and the Qualification Kits of the Hong Kong Girl Guides Association.

(Extracted from Clause 39 of HKGGA “Policy, Organization and Rules”)


When organizing joint activities with other organizations, the Guider-in-charge must obtain the written approval of the appropriate Commissioner. In gaining such approval, the Guider-in-charge must comply with relevant safety rules and ensure that those responsible for running such joint activities have the necessary training and experience.

 

Before and during an outing activity, the Guider-in-charge must always be aware of the weather conditions to ensure that the outing is held safely.

 

*  School Activity Guidelines from the Education Bureau

http://www.edb.gov.hk/en/sch-admin/admin/about-activities/sch-activities-guidelines/index.html

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Guidelines
Last Update Date: 2017-05-31