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    AXE and SAW SAFETY PERMIT PIN

    The material attached to this web posting contain three workshop activities for Axes, Hatchets and Saws. The goal of these workshops is to provide essential instruction on how to use these items safely in the outdoor environment.

    The workshops should be conducted in the following manner:

    1. Presentation is to be conducted in an outside environment
    2. Teacher provides instruction to student
    3. Students pass the workshop via:
    3a Verbally discussing safe use of axes, hatchets and saws
    3b Successfully demonstrates safe use of axes, hatchets and saws

    On completion of the workshop, the scout leader will be eligible to wear the Axe and Saw Permit Pin

    PROGRAM UPDATES
    Updated: April 20th 2010
    ZIP File added. The ZIP file contains updated comments and recommendations based on 6 pilot programs run by Scout leaders.
    Download the ZIP file and open it to view the most recent workshop guidelines.

    SPECIAL RECOMMENDATION

    Only Scout leaders who have gained the “Axe and Saw” Permit Pin should be allowed to teach Scout youth how to use Axes, hatchets and saws.

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    Files Description
    Axe Permit Final WORKSHOP: This file provides instructions on (a) Differences between axes and hatchets (b) Setup of safe chopping area (c) Safety precautions when using an axe (d) Chopping positions and cutting angles (e) Three chopping methods (Limbing/Bucking/Splitting) (f) safe storage of an axe (g) Passing an axe (h) Care of an axe and (i) Permit demonstration requirements
    Hatchet Permit Final WORKSHOP: This file provides instructions on (a) What you would use hatchets for (b) Setup of safe chopping area (c) Safety precautions when using a hatchet (d) Chopping position for wood and kindling (e) Passing a hatchet (f) Care of a hatchet and (g) Permit demonstration requirements
    Saw Permit Final WORKSHOP: This file provides instructions on (a) Common saws used in Scouting (b) Transporting Saws (c) Safe Saw assembly (d) Safety precautions when using a saw (e) Kerf, Teeth and Pitch (f) Care of a saw and (i) Permit demonstration requirements
    Tool Comparison This file presents a comparison of the advantages and disadvantages of axes, hatchets and saws when taking them into the outdoors and applications that you can use them for.

    Attachment: Tool-comparison-final.pdf

    Attachment: Permit-Saws-final.pdf

    Attachment: Permit-hatchets-final.pdf

    Attachment: Permit-Axes-final.pdf

    Attachment: Tool-comparison-final with changes.pdf

    Attachment: Permit-Saws-final with changes.pdf

    Attachment: Permit-hatchets-final with changes.pdf

    Attachment: Permit-Axes-final with changes.pdf

    Attachment: Axe-Saw-Permit-Feb12-2010.ZIP

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    “pydavies” wrote:

    AXE and SAW SAFETY PERMIT PINThe material attached to this web posting contain three workshop activities for Axes, Hatchets and Saws. The goal of these workshops is to provide essential instruction on how to use these items safely in the outdoor environment.

    The workshops should be conducted in the following manner:

    1. Presentation is to be conducted in an outside environment
    2. Teacher provides instruction to student
    3. Students pass the workshop via
          3 a) Verbally discussing safe use of axes, hatchets and saws
          3 b) Successfully demonstrates safe use of axes, hatchets and saws

    On completion of the workshop, the scout leader will be eligible to wear the Axe and Saw Permit Pin

    PROGRAM UPDATES.
    Updated: April 20tth 2010:
    ZIP File added. The ZIP file contains updated comments and recommendations based on 6 pilot programs run by Scout leaders.
    Download the ZIP file and open it to view the most recent workshop guidelines.

    NOTE: Oct 14th 2009
    Oct 14th 2009:
    There have been 112 downloads of earlier versions.

    SPECIAL RECOMMENDATION
    Only Scout leaders who have gained the “Axe and Saw” Permit Pin should be allowed to teach Scout youth how to use Axes, hatchets and saws.

    ADOBE READER FOR PDF FILES
    You will require Adobe PDF reader to look at these files. Follow this link to download Adobe Reader. http://get.adobe.com/reader/

    File Description
    Axe Permit Final WORKSHOP: This file provides instructions on (a) Differences between axes and hatchets (b) Setup of safe chopping area (c) Safety precautions when using an axe (d) Chopping positions and cutting angles (e) Three chopping methods (Limbing/Bucking/Splitting) (f) safe storage of an axe (g) Passing an axe (h) Care of an axe and (i) Permit demonstration requirements

    Hatchet Permit Final WORKSHOP: This file provides instructions on (a) What you would use hatchets for (b) Setup of safe chopping area (c) Safety precautions when using a hatchet (d) Chopping position for wood and kindling (e) Passing a hatchet (f) Care of a hatchet and (g) Permit demonstration requirements

    Saw Permit Final WORKSHOP: This file provides instructions on (a) Common saws used in Scouting (b) Transporting Saws (c) Safe Saw assembly (d) Safety precautions when using a saw (e) Kerf, Teeth and Pitch (f) Care of a saw and (i) Permit demonstration requirements

    Tool ComparisonThis file presents a comparison of the advantages and disadvantages of axes, hatchets and saws when taking them into the outdoors and applications that you can use them for.

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