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Hazards and emergency plans

Has safety information been provided to the MC by the event organiser?

At the opening of the event, the MC should provide directions about the venue layout, location of fire exits, toilets, catering area and information point.

Are hazards appropriately cordoned off?

Hazards must be identified and either removed or appropriately cordoned off.

Is First Aid equipment up-to-date and accessible?

First Aid equipment must be kept updated, adequately signed, and staff and volunteers trained in first aid procedures.

Are emergency management plans in place?

Event organisers must ensure staff are trained, and that appropriate plans are in place to evacuate participants in an emergency, especially people with disability. There must be accessible contact information for emergency services — SA Ambulance, Police, Metropolitan Fire Service.

Personal Emergency Evacuation Plans (PEEP) may also be considered.

Further information

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URL:
https://inclusive.sa.gov.au/resources/state-authority-resources/accessible-and-inclusive-community-events/hazards-and-emergency-plans
Last Updated:
12 Aug 2020
Printed on:
28 Nov 2021
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