Tag: Risk Management

Accident and Sickness Coverage for National High-Adventure Bases

The Council Accident and Sickness Insurance renewal with Health Special Risk Inc. (HSR) was completed January 1, 2014. Included in the Description of Coverage, under Covered Activities, it now states that effective January 1, 2014, the policy does not provide

Accident and Sickness Coverage Up for Renewal

All councils that participate in the Council Accident and Sickness program administered by Health Special Risk (HSR) should have received an email from HSR regarding the renewal of the program for 2014. BSA Risk Management recently completed negotiations with the

Incident Reporting Is Crucial to Running Safe Camps

The summer camp season is upon us, so it’s an important time to remember how important incident reporting is to the organization. As our Key 3 has stated in the BSA Commitment to Safety, it is a good time to: Communicate

Certificates of Insurance in Risk Management Process—A Guide for Council Employees

A certificate of insurance is a document that gives evidence of insurance coverage for official Scouting activities. Each council has the ability to issue certificates of insurance of up to $1 million as evidence of general liability coverage to those

Incident Reporting Kits—Next Steps

Incident Reporting Kit Featured

As previewed in the Dec. 6, 2012, issue of Scout Wire, Incident Reporting Kits, No. 680-147, are now being delivered to your council. You should have received a shipment that contained one kit for each of the council’s professional staff. If

October 1 Is Deadline for Risk Management Project Funding

Time is running out for submitting an application for risk management project funding. The Risk Management Advisory Panel, which is made up of two Scout executives from each region, will meet in October to review all project submissions and determine

Scout Executives: Don’t Miss Your Opportunity to Apply for Project Funding

The deadline for submitting your risk management project application is Oct. 1, 2011. To be considered for project funding: Project description should be limited to two sentences. Project should “impact” a broad range of people and be focused on risk

Reminder: June 30 is Deadline for 2011 General Liability Premium Credit Submission

Time is running out for submitting your risk management committee’s application for the 10 percent credit to your council’s general liability premium. To be eligible for the credit, your application must be received by June 30. In addition to the

Scout Executives: If Disaster Strikes, are You Covered?

On April 18, the Buffalo Trail Council was notified of the spreading of the Fort Davis and Davis Mountains fires. The council has approximately five weeks until summer camp opens. If your council camp is unable to open due to

Deadlines Set for 2011 Council Liability Premiums Credit, 2012 Risk Management Projects

Don’t pass up the following money-saving opportunities: June 30, 2011, is the deadline for submitting your application for the 10 percent credit to your council’s general liability premium. October 1, 2011, is the deadline for submitting your risk management project