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.
It will lead efforts to instill the values of personal fitness; to manage accident, injury, and illness prevention, and to protect the people, property, and environment of the Boy Scouts of America.
Participants will also:
- Learn the leading causes of incidents and conduct exercises in hazard and risk identification, analysis, and resolutions using the latest in program hazard analysis techniques.
- Conduct an accident investigation and analyze information to prevent future occurrences.
- Learn to establish or maintain effective enterprise risk management committees.
- Understand insurance and compliance issues as well as some leading causes of accidents.
The conference is open to everyone and 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; unit leaders; and professionals who have health and safety or risk management responsibilities. Volunteers are encouraged to bring their professional liaisons.
The conference is August 3–9, 2014, at Philmont Training Center. For additional information, visit the PTC website.
If you are planning ahead to 2015, the conference dates will be July 12–18 at PTC.