Health and Safety/Risk Management Conference

Join us at Philmont Training Center for the BSA's premier Health and Safety/Risk Management Conference and Workshop. 

This hands-on workshop is designed to give participants the tools and information they need to ensure the physical and mental well-being of participants in the Scouting program, lead efforts to instill the values of personal fitness and accident, injury, and illness prevention, and protect the people, property, and environment of the Boy Scouts of America.

Participants will conduct exercises in hazard and risk identification, analysis, and resolution using the latest in program hazard analysis techinques; conduct an accident investigation and analyze to prevent future occurrences; learn to establish or maintain effective health and safety and risk management committees; and understand insurance and compliance issues. The course is designed for district, council, and regional health and safety and/or risk management committee members; members of camp visitation teams; program, camping, training, or other key volunteers; and professionals who have health and safety or risk management responsibilities. Volunteers are encouraged to bring their families and professional liaisons. 

Course instructors include a member of the Health and Safety Support Committee, a Scout executive with experience on the Risk Management Advisory Panel, and National Council Health and Safety and Risk Management Team representatives. 

The conference is August 12-18, 2012, at Philmont Training Center. For additional information, visit the PTC website.