The Risk Zone
DO YOU KNOW
ABOUT THE
SCOUTING RISK ZONE?
   

Beginning January 1, 2006 only those trained in Risk Zone Facilitator will be able to conduct Risk Zone courses. Pre-requisite: Risk Zone Training.
Please see Facilitator flyer for more information.

WHAT IS THE RISK ZONE TRAINING?
* To promote understanding and acceptance of responsibility for the well-being and safety of Scouts entrusted to their care when Leaders conduct unit activities

* To introduce the BSA "Sandwich Principle" in safety.

* To identify Risk areas in Scouting activities

*To acquaint Unit Leaders with BSA resource materials in planning safe activities.

SESSION OUTLINE
The Risk Zone Training is a 90-minute session which covers the following subjects:
* Guide to Safe Scouting
* Vehicle Safety
* Medical Requirement
* Accident Reporting
* Safety Afloat
* Safe Swim Defense
* Climb on Safely
* BSA Bike Safety
* Youth Protection
*Hazardous Weather

Who should attend?
Unit Leaders, Committee Chairmen, Unit Health & Safety Chairmen, Webelos Leaders, Commissioners, any volunteer who will serve as a Tour Leader or Assistant for a Tour Permit and any other interested Scouter - a three-year certification will be issued..


TRAINING SCHEDULE

The Council Risk Management Committee will be offering these training opportunities as follows: (All held at the Council Service Center, 222 Columbia Tpk, Florham Park)

Click here for Risk Zone Registration Form


2010
7:00 pm weeknights 12:30 pm (Sat)
February 11
February 6
March 10 March 6
April 8 April 10

May 8

June 5

 


RISK ZONE FACILITATOR TRAINING SCHEDULE

Effective January 1, 2006, anyone wishing to teach a Risk Zone Training course MUST have been certified through our new Facilitator's course. (You must already have completed Risk Zone Training to take this class)


2010 Schedule
Thursday, March 11

All sessions will be held at the Florham Park Service Center: 222 Columbia Turnpike, Florham Park, NJ 07932 and will begin at 8:00 PM.

Risk Zone Facilitator Registration Form


If you would like to conduct a Risk Zone Training, Click here for application to reserve a kit.


THE SWEET 16 of BSA SAFETY

  • Qualified Supervision
  • Physical Fitness
  • Buddy System
  • Safe Area or Course
  • Equipment Selection & Maintenance
  • Personal Safety Equipment
  • Safety Procedures & Policies
  • Skill Level Limits
  • Weather Check
  • Planning
  • Communications
  • Permit & Notices
  • First Aid Resources
  • Applicable Laws
  • CPR Resource
  • Discipline

THE SANDWICH PRINCIPLE

Like the bread that holds together a sandwich,
Discipline and Leadership
are the
Foundation and Cover
that make
Scouting Safety
a reality