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Pete
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Re: range officers /safety officers

#11 Post by Pete »

That's interesting, so what circumstances could disqualify a fully paid up individual NRA member, with appropriate shooters card, from acting as their own RO at Bisley,?

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#12 Post by IainWR »

Pete wrote: Sun Jul 03, 2022 9:45 am That's interesting, so what circumstances could disqualify a fully paid up individual NRA member, with appropriate shooters card, from acting as their own RO at Bisley,?

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It's permitted if they are:

zeroing on the Zero Range; or
over 18 and shooting a supported deliberate or static discipline on a range other than Cheylesmore B or Winans A.
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#13 Post by Daryll »

Our club has a selection of Club RO's and NRA RO's... when people are shooting, there MUST be a non-shooting RO in place.. no RO, no shooting.
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#14 Post by bradaz11 »

i've been at clubs that operate both ways.

one there was a nominated RO and all he did was watch you all shoot,

another club, you had a light system, couldn't shoot on your own, if downrange light off, when back up, check all is clear, everyone back / accounted for, then buzzer and light on. but no nominated person for this and they also shot.

then another club has no RO unless you are a probationer/visitor or paying guest. general members police themselves.

when we do CAS matches, you all act as RO, one shooter at a time runs the stage, its a hot range, with pistols loaded at a loading table, able to be holstered then carried loaded (ie you don't have to stay at the table), rifles load there too but only when you are queuing to run the stage (ie you and rifle have to stay at table). the person who shot before you clears your guns after a stage at another table.
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#15 Post by shugie »

Webley wrote: Sun Jul 03, 2022 7:30 am
IainWR wrote: Sat Jul 02, 2022 7:41 pm
Dellboy wrote: Sat Jul 02, 2022 7:33 pm ok so the consensus is no range officer required but in the event of an incident would an insurance company expect a qualified range officer and if not present who would be liable ?
At Bisley, every shoot must be supervised by an RO. A club booking ranges at Bisley appoints its own RO. By default, if the club does nothing about it, the person signing for the range is the RO.
An individual NRA member may act as their own RO in some circumstances, otherwise they have to arrange an RO.
Does Bisley not require the person signing for the range to have a current NRA RSO or RCO certificate/qualification?
No, Bisley allows people to hire a target as long as they can produce a safe shooters certificate. I was RO yesterday despite my certification having elapsed.
Careful now/that sort of thing
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