Tag Archives: health and safety

By LDS-BSA Relationships
Apr 20, 2015

Risk Management: Lightning Risk Reduction

The National Weather Service recommends “When Thunder Roars, Go Indoors!” The only completely safe action is to get inside a safe building or vehicle. When you first hear thunder, see lightning or observe dark, threatening clouds developing overhead, the best risk-reduction technique to avoid being struck or injured by lightning is to shelter in a […]

By Boy Scouts of America
Feb 19, 2015

BSA to prohibit use of 15-passenger vans made before 2005

Effective September 1, 2015, the use of 15-passenger vans manufactured before 2005 will no longer be allowed in connection with Scouting programs and activities. Any 2005 or later 15-passenger vans may be used if equipped with Electronic Stability Control and seat belts for all passengers as well as the driver. This applies to all vehicles, […]