Risk Management for 4-H Youth Development Work: Risk Management Checklist
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Pracht, Dale, Paula M. Davis, Stefanie Prevatt, Janet Psikogios, and Sarah Hensley. 2018. “Risk Management for 4-H Youth Development Work: Risk Management Checklist: 4HFSV373/4H384, 3/2018”. EDIS 2018 (2). https://doi.org/10.32473/edis-4h384-2018.


This is one publication in the series Risk Management for 4-H Youth Development Work. This series is intended to prepare UF/IFAS Extension county faculty, staff, volunteers, and youth to satisfactorily complete the important task of providing best practices in risk management strategies. This 4-page document provides a checklist that will help during 4-H event and activity planning. Written by Dale Pracht, Paula Davis, Stefanie Prevatt, Janet Psikogios, and Sarah Hensley and published by the UF/IFAS 4-H Youth Development Department, March 2018.

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Office of Youth Conference Services: https://oycs.ufsa.ufl.edu/

Youth Protection Training: https://oycs.ufsa.ufl.edu/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/YCS800-updated.swf

Pre-event Planning Guide: http://florida4h.org/volunteers/training/files/notebook/Risk_Management-Pre_Event_Planning%20_form.pdf

Pre-event Planning Matrix: http://florida4h.org/volunteers/training/files/notebook/Risk_Management_Pre_Event_Planning_Matrix.pdf

Club Leader Notebook: http://florida4h.org/volunteers/training/files/notebook/Club_Leader_Notebook_Table_of_Contents.pdf

Florida 4-H Policy: http://florida4h.org/policies/

Florida 4-H Best Management Practices (4-H professional log-in required):http://florida4h.org/staff/password_protected/policies_BMPs.shtml

Transportation 15 Passenger Van Policy: http://www.ehs.ufl.edu/programs/hazard_ergo/vanpol/

USDA Food Safety Guidelines: https://www.fsis.usda.gov/wps/portal/fsis/topics/food-safety-education/get-answers/food-safety-fact-sheets/safe-food-handling/danger-zone-40-f-140-f/ct_index

EDIS series of Food Safety: http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/topic_food_safety

USDA: www.usda.gov

Extension Disaster Education Network: http://eden.lsu.edu/Pages/default.aspx

Herman, Melanie. (2011). Ready or Not…A Risk Management Guide for Nonprofit Executives. 2nd edition. Leesburg, VA: Nonprofit Risk Management Center.

Nonprofit Risk Management Center: https://www.nonprofitrisk.org/

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