NCSA, Encampment & Activity Safety
NCSA, Encampment & Activity Risk Management Resources
Risk Management is one of three special emphasis areas in the Character element of the Cadet Program. This puts added emphasis on using, and teaching, Risk Management at all Cadet activities. Remember, the goal is to improve mishap prevention, while teaching cadets the Everyday Risk Management skills they will use in their lives
- This website addresses requirements addressed in the CAP Safety Program regulations, CAPR 160-1 and CAPR 160-2, and provides resources to help Activity Directors and Activity Safety Officers effectively meet those requirements.
- This webpage does NOT address other planning or staff training requirements of the Cadet Program or the Aerospace Education Program.
- Refer to CAPR 160-1 for additional safety planning requirements for large cadet activities. Note that it is a CI requirement to use the CAPF 160 for wing encampments. See CAPR 160-1, paragraph 184.108.40.206.
Activity Safety Officer Training:
Activity Safety Officer Training. This training is the "Activity SE Training Module" referenced in CAPR 160-1, paragraph 220.127.116.11.2.. It is required for all designated activity safety officers for NCSAs, Encampments, and other CAP activities or events lasting longer than 48 hours, or spanning two nights. See CAPR 160-1 for more details. Members may review the course here. For course credit, go to the LMS in eServices, then click on the link to the AXIS LMS to take the training and complete the quiz. Activity Directors and activity staff members are highly encouraged to take the training.
Activity Opening Risk Management Briefing:
What YOU Need to Know About Risk Management. This scripted briefing, providing an easy to understand overview on the language and practice of risk management, should be given at the beginning of every NCSA, encampment or other large cadet activity. It provides basic education for new attendees, an excellent refresher for staff and senior cadets, and provides all attendees a common understanding of CAP's expectations on the use of risk management in ALL activities.