CHAPTER 6: RSO Training Requirements

SOP and By-laws


The Issaquah Sportsmen’s Club shall have one or more NRA Certified Range Safety Officers on duty while the shooting range is open. These RSO’s may be paid or volunteer. If volunteers are used there will be a written monthly schedule of their times.

Paid RSO’s shall be certified in American Red Cross Basic First Aid or a similar course.

All RSO’s must have a copy of their certifications on file with the ISC Secretary.

ISC will sponsor a NRA RSO course each year.

22.  Personnel Responsibilities.

22.1Issaquah Sportsmen’s Club Range Safety Officers (RSO):

22.1.1                Range Safety Officer (RSO) training shall be in accordance with the National Rifle Association Guidelines.

22.1.2                Range Safety Officers are permitted to carry a holstered firearm while on-duty at their discretion. This firearm may be carried in plain view, or concealed if the RSO has the appropriate concealed carry permit. RSOs that carry a firearm on-duty have the understanding that they are carrying for self-defense of their own person or the defense of others, and not for the defense of the Issaquah Sportsmen’s Club property.

22.2          Each shooting activity that is open to the public will have at least one or more NRA certified range safety officer(s) present upon that range during any and all shooting activity.

22.2.1                Range safety officer(s) must be certified by the National Rifle Association, or by a nationally recognized shooting association, only with the approval of the Board of Directors of Issaquah Sportsmen’s Club.

22.2.2                The RSO(s) shall be a non-participant of the event.

22.2.3                The primary RSO shall have complete control of the sub-range during that event.

22.2.4                The RSO is charged with the enforcement of the range SOP rules during the event.