F4.0 Buildings & Equipment
F4.01 - Does the camp comply with The Public Accommodation Regulations 1997, which applies to the operation of recreational camps, and hold the appropriate licence?
The Camp Facility Standards
, September 15, 2016, should be read in conjunction with The Public Accommodation Regulations, which are intended to assist operators of campgrounds and recreational camps in complying with the regulations.
F4.02 - Does the camp comply with Public Eating Establishment Standards, updated: June 2019, which applies to the operation of recreational camps, and hold the appropriate licence?
These standards have been developed to assist operators of public eating establishments in meeting the regulatory requirements contained in The Food Safety Regulations
that came into force in May 2009 and replaced the former Public Eating Establishment Regulations.
F4.04 - Is there a well-equipped first aid centre and isolation quarters on site?
F4.05 - Are fire extinguishers and smoke detectors checked annually and records of inspection kept?
F4.06 - Are poisonous materials properly marked and kept in a restricted and safe place?
F4.07 - Do power tools have safety devices on them to prevent accidents?
F4.08 - Are hazardous materials and power tools used only by authorized personnel?
F4.09 - Does at least one person on staff hold a current Workplace Hazardous Material Information System (WHMIS) Certificate?
F4.10 - Are recorded safety inspections conducted of all facilities, grounds, programs, and services carried out on a regular basis throughout the camp season?
F4.11 - Are current on-site blueprints or charts indicating the location of all utilities and sanitation lines available?
F4.13 - Does the camp comply with regional and municipal regulations applicable to the operation of institutional camps in their area?
Search for your municipal contact information and website if applicable on the Government of Saskatchewan website.
F4.14 - Is the camp operating within a provincial park and in compliance with the applicable regulations for their location?
F4.15 - Does the camp possess the permits required for groundwater search and development of water wells?
F4.16 - Does the camp comply with accessibility standards that the Commission deems necessary to be incorporated into new camp buildings and obtain the appropriate permissions for these?
Minimum construction standards for buildings in Saskatchewan is governed by the legislative requirements of the Government of Saskatchewan. Minimum standards are applicable to the design, construction, renovation, alteration, and addition to buildings, which may involve barrier-free requirements. It is the responsibility of the building owner to ensure compliance with required building standards. Refer to the National Building Code (NBC) 2015 for more information.
F4.18 - Are all vehicles used by the camp, whether owned by the camp or otherwise, registered and insured as per SGI regulations?
F4.19 - Do camp-owned vehicles used for camp-related work, including the transportation of campers, comply with all regulations for the registering and insuring of such vehicles?
F4.20 - Do all staff driving camp-owned vehicles for the purpose of transporting campers hold a Class 4 licence
and are at least 18 years old?
Class 4 is a passenger safety-focused licence and, therefore, recommended for meeting industry standard when transporting campers.
F4.21 - Does the camp ensure adequate supervision in transportation units by providing at least one other staff member, in addition to the vehicle driver, for supervision of camper?