Bushfire-Policy-1.doc - CASTLEMAINE NORTH PRIMARY SCHOOL BUSHFIRE POLICY Purpose To ensure the safety of children and staff in a bushfire emergency Aims

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CASTLEMAINE NORTH PRIMARY SCHOOLBUSHFIRE POLICY Purpose:To ensure the safety of children and staff in a bushfire emergency. Aims:1.To ensure necessary checks and procedures are followed.2.To ensure all staff are clear about their responsibilities in the case of a bushfire emergency.3.To provide updated information to parents about bushfire preparedness and procedures at the school.Implementation:1.The Emergency Management plan will be updated each year and will reflect the school’s bushfire status. 2.The annual Bushfire Safety Checklist (DET) will be completed by the Principal. The required action will be taken to ensure the school is complying with bushfire planning recommendations. Such actions may include the following:a)Gutters will be cleaned at the beginning of each fire session.b)The school will regularly manage materials that may easily be ignited around buildings and facilities. c)The school will comply with local bushfire regulations for building, facilities and grounds.
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