The Committee’s role is
The Friends of Dry Creek Trail Inc. will adapt the “In Safe Hands” toolkit, prepared by Conservation Volunteers of Australia, to provide systems to ensure a safe environment for its Friends and others.
1. Project Days.
2. The Committee will identify and source training program for Friends, e.g. to develop and update skills in chainsaw/chemicals/small plant.
3. Chemicals only released to trained operators. MSDS, SafeWork SA guidelines and manufacturers application instructions shall be followed. An appropriate MSDS shall be available on site when the chemical is applied. All appropriate P.P.E. is to be used.
4. Small machinery only released to trained operators. SafeWork SA guidelines and manufacturers operating instructions shall be followed. An appropriate MSDS shall be available on site when fuel or chemical product is consumed. All appropriate P.P.E. shall be used.
5. Make new Friends aware of hazards
6. Include safety as a regular item on the agenda of Committee meetings. The Committee will review recent project days, and consider any issues that have arisen.
7. The Facebook page and Website will be used to spread information about safety issues. It will also be used to encourage all Friends to consider their own health and safety, the health and safety of others, including any children that may be involved with our activities.
8. During the regular January tool maintenance day, ensure first aid kits are examined, supplies replenished and expired consumables removed. Maintain record of annual review of First Aid Kit in First Aid box note book.
Download the full version PDF version of the Safety Policy here.
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