WT 12: Physical Environment
The service operates according to legal requirements for land or facility use and with respect for the physical environment.
As applicable, and as required by law or regulation, the organization obtains land-use permits and other required permission to use or gain access to an area.
Outdoor activities are conducted in a manner that is respectful of the environment and minimizes harmful effects.
Leave No Trace Outdoor Ethics
will be practiced whenever feasible.
The organization provides for the personal hygiene of participants and personnel
in a manner that ensures privacy and protects the environment.
Personal hygiene includes bathing, oral health, toileting, and feminine hygiene.
The organization provides for a safe, hygienic environment and has procedures
for infection control.
Infection control procedures should address issues related to wilderness living including safe drinking water, toileting, food, and response to illnesses.