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Scouting Safety Begins with Leadership (Formerly Health and Safety) (a)


Scouting Safety Begins with Leadership (Formerly Health and Safety) (a)
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Hope United Methodist Church, 5101 S Dayton
Englewood, CO 80111, US
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This course is offered to all unit leaders, district staff and council staff. All leaders should receive this training every two years.

Course Objectives

  • To promote and achieve unit leadership understanding and acceptance of responsibility for the well-being and safety of Scouts entrusted to their care when they lead unit activities.
  • To introduce the sandwich principle in Boy Scouts of America safety-the critical role of qualified supervision and discipline. To identify areas of risk in Scouting activities, especially at the unit level and to define key safety procedures for each activity.
  • To acquaint unit leaders with Boy Scouts of America resource materials for use in planning safe Scout activities.
  • To inform unit leaders that the vast majority of serious injuries and fatal accidents that occur in the Scouting program happen at the unit level.