Visits which are a one-off experience require additional planning considerations.
Approval for One-off Day Visits is the responsibility of the Head of Establishment.
The Visit Leader is responsible for completing a Visit Plan for a One-off Day Visit. The Visit Plan should outline who is to do what, and when.
It is the responsibility of the Visit Leader to prepare a specific risk assessment for a One-off Day Visit. Visit Leaders are responsible for recording significant and foreseeable risks specific to their visit.
For One-off Day Visits specific information has to be provided to parents.
Visit Leaders should ensure that they carry up-to-date information for all participants.
Heads of Establishment and Visit Leaders need to take various factors into account when deciding the level of first aid provision that is required on a One-off Day Visit.
The content of this guidance is in line with advice from the Health and Safety Executive and has been developed in partnership with Education Scotland.