WinterStudents will need hats, sunscreen and enclosed shoes (no sandals/thongs), warm clothes.MedicationPlease bring medication for students with asthma, allergies, diabetes and other medical conditions.BehaviourStudents in the field with poor behaviour are a danger to themselves and others (disobeyinginstructions, throwing rocks etc.). Please assess their suitability for participation.***PLEASE NOTE REEC IS A SUNSMART SCHOOL. SUNSCREEN CAN BE MADE AVAILABLE TO STUDENTS – PLEASE NOTE ANY STUDENTS TO BE EXCLUDED FROMTHIS OFFER***
Study/site risk management form: Stage One Dinosaurs and moreNote: risk management for the excursion is the responsibility ofthe school and teachers from the schools involved. This form is just for the activities and site.Description:Students stay at the REEC for the day. They are involved in ‘Getting To Know You’ activities; Students complete scientific experiments; Students may also use the obstacle course or go orienteeringRisk Assessment MatrixHow likely is it to be seriousHow serious could the injury be?Very likelyLikelyUnlikelyVery unlikelyDeath or permanent disability1123Long term illness or serious injury1234Medical attention and several days off2345First aid needed3456Task/ActivityHazardRisk Assess.Elimination or Control MeasureGeneralGeneralREEC staff have current First Aid qualificationsand carry first aid kits with constrictive bandage, Ventolin asthma medication and mobile phone.Travel to REECCar accident1This is the responsibility of the school. Please read thedepartmental policy.Science ExperimentsSkin contact5Benign substances used. Students wear lab coats and safety glasses. Students instructed on safe lab procedures.SurroundsAllergic reaction to plants or stings1Students asked on arrival if allergic to anything. Studentwelfare sheets from schools checked before commencement of study.WalkingSeparation from group; sprains, bites.5Teacher at front of group.Students wear enclosed footwear.Students warned of possible snake and insect presence.EnvironmentPossible cold weatherSun53Students must take warm clothing. If weather judged toosevere an alternate activity will be done. Students wear hat, apply sun screen and carry waterPeopleAllergic reactions, asthma, diabetes1Schools give prior advice to REEC staff of student medical conditions. Students carry personal medication. Students with anaphylactic reactions to bring EpiPen.