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The County Safety Team

The County Safety Team plays an important support role for Scouting in Essex.

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Luke Bye
Assistant County Commissioner - Safe Scouting
Heather Westrop
County Safeguarding Adviser
Julie Chandler
County Safety Adviser
Paula Deighton
County Safeguarding Adviser
Sam Petherbridge
County Safety Adviser

Health and Safety Guidance

Essex Scouts have produced and published a series of health and safety documents for you to view here. These documents apply to Essex Scouts procedures, facilities and staff.

For further information concerning safety, health and life issues, and child protection please check out the latest resources from

  1. Health and Safety Policy
  2. Health and Safety Site Induction Handbook – Skreens Park Activity Centre
  3. Health and Safety Site Induction Handbook – Thriftwood County Training Centre
  4. Code of Practice – Buildings
  5. Code of Practice – Contractors
  6. Code of Practice – Display Screen Equipment
  7. Code of Practice – Driving and Using Mobile Phones
  8. Code of Practice – Hazardous Substances
  9. Code of Practice – Manual Handling
  10. Code of Practice – Campsite Maintenance