Risk management planning tool

Questions to ask as you plan an event

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As you plan your 4-H program, answer these questions using the risk management policies and practices we have linked to:

  1. What are the requirements for youth participation?

  2. What are the requirements for volunteer participation?

  3. What are the supervision requirements?

  4. What are the guidelines for adult/youth interactions?

  5. What are the scheduling requirements?

  6. What are the medical and emergency procedures that need to be in place?

  7. What are the requirements or limitations for the 4-H outings and activities that are planned?

  8. What are the requirements for use of facilities?

  9. If an overnight event, what are the requirements for room and sleeping arrangements?

  10. What are the transportation requirements?

  11. What are the requirements for serving or selling food?

  12. What insurance coverage is needed?

  13. In addition to the general program policies and practices listed above, use the topic specific information sheets
    when planning 4-H programs and activities.

  14. What other questions do you need to discuss with your local Extension educator?


Pat Morreim, program manager, morre002@umn.edu, 763-427-5428