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OUTDOOR RECREATION EXCURSION SAFETY MANAGEMENT

ACTIVITY: Bush Advanced Expedition LOCATION: Mt Anne, South West Tasmania DATE/S: Nov 3 - Nov 13 STAFF IN CHARGE Kit Murray OTHER STAFF Jayd Wieland and Tim Wallace 14 SESSION/S 10 Days

Staff Members: Kit Murray: 0429 608 524 Andrew: 0429 818 581 Jayd: 0421 162 584

TIME DUE NUMBER OF Nov 13 (6PM) BACK PARTICIPANTS USEFUL CONTACTS Critical Incident Contact General Emergency Managers 24hr (CIC#1-2) Services Damien: Les: 6027 1480 Ambo: 000 or 112 6023 6592 m.0409 907694, m.0423 609 361 Poison: 131 126 Ben Wilson: Donna: 6021 4473 6051 9850 m.0466 004610, Nurse on-call m.0408 406 247 1300 60 60 24

Contacts at Location Police: 131 444 Ambo: 000 or 1300 303 196 Ranger:1300 135 513

Other Useful Numbers Cooks bus: 0411 274 511 Local SES: 132 500

USEFUL PARTICIPANTS Chris Cahill, Liam Johnson, Nic U'ren, Daniel Mackie, Gabriel Moreta, Jake Sanders, Alex Groves, Angela Young, Gemma Umbers, Phillipa Vile, Hayden Koschitzke, Kristian Cargill, Tim Wallace, Jayd Wieland VEHICLE ACCESS Access to expedition area via Gordon River Rd (B61) See attached map WEATHER Prepare for extreme cold weather. Monitor local weather prior to departure. ACCOMMODATION Camping 7 nights - various locations. Route card and map attached. AAS GUIDELINES 2 Qualified Staff to 12 semi-qualified QUAL/ RATIO training students (1:6)

INFORMATION PROCEDURES IN A CRITICAL INCIDENT

Severity 1: Can manage situation on-site: no external help required. Treat/ repair and monitor for any worsening developments. Contingency plan may need to be considered Severity 2: External help required: such as non urgent evac, etc. Assess and treat situation. Notify CIC to arrange hospital or home evac as soon as practical and notify NOK. Monitor and reassure patient. May need to consider a contingency plan for remainder of group. Severity 3: Life threatening: Assess and stabilise. Call 000 and notify CIC. Arrange emergency evac immediately. Refer all enquiries and communications through CIC. Manage and protect

SPECIFIC ISSUES TO Extreme cold weather THIS ACTIVITY Remote wilderness Regular monitoring of group required

patient. May need to consider a contingency plan for remainder of group. Severity 3: Life threatening: Assess and stabilise. Call 000 and notify CIC. Arrange emergency evac immediately. Refer all enquiries and communications through CIC. Manage and protect condition of group. CIC organise debrief upon return Intentions: SMS CIC at end of trip when everyone is home safe FULL DETAILS: Refer to WIOT Risk Management Procedures

INCIDENT CONTROLS
INCIDENT CAUSED BY pose a risk to property, Environmental; Equipment; Human health or life Snake Bite Env: snake hidden and stepped on Human: Poor PPE e.g lack of gaiter Hypothermia Env: cold weather, wet Human: Not wearing enough Equip: poor wet weather gear Dehydration Env: hot weather, lack of water source Human: unprepared, not drinking enough Equip: leaking bladders Ankle Injury Env: steep/uneven terrain Human: not resting enough/loosing concentration, not strapping when needed Equip: poor quality boots Drowning Env: dangerous moving water, very cold Human: lack of swimming ability Getting Lost Env: thick fog, darkness Human: poor navigation skills Equip: compass reaction with metal/braking Falling Off A Cliff Env: steep/uneven terrain, wet/slippery Human: not resting enough/loosing concentration Sunburn Env: strong sun, clear sky Human: poor PPE e.g hat or suncream [1] Can treat/manage on-site; [2] Evac home/clinic
SEVE PROB CONTROLS

what actions will be put in place to prevent the incident 3 1-2 1 1 B C B B Appropriate PPE for environment. Wearing good boots, long pants and gaiters. Appropriate PPE for environment and weather conditions/predictions. Water proof dry cloths and sleeping bag always. Ensure enough clean water is consumed. Alway be aware of water sources or lack of water source in an area. Appropriate PPE for environment and weather conditions/predictions. Check equipment. Appropriate PPE for environment. Wearing good supportive boots. Strap preventatively if previous injuries are known. Rest appropriately. Stay focus when in treacherous terrain. Do not go near deep water in unsure how to swim. Swim in pairs. Wear appropriate PPE e.g lifejacket, if environment requires. No not try traveling far in blind conditions. Do not lead or hike solo in remote environments if navigational abilities are weak No not travel along treacherous edges or terrain without appropriate climbing equipment. Rest appropriately. Stay focus when in treacherous terrain. Appropriate PPE for environment and weather conditions e.g hat or long sleave shirt. Apply regular application of suncream if nessissary.

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A B B C

[3] Life threatening PROBABILTY [A] Rare <1% [B] Unlikely 1- 10 % [C] Maybe 10-50 % SEVERITY [3C, 3B,2C] need strictly monitored controls. Minor incidents that don’t even require first aid needn’t be considered. Incidents [D]>50% probable then activity should not proceed