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					                                      INDUCTION
Darebin Arts & Entertainment Centre




                                       Welcome to the Victorian
                                       Association of Performing Arts
                                       Centres (VAPAC) and Darebin
                                       Arts & Entertainment Centre’s
                                       (DAEC) Emergency Procedure
                                       Induction
                                       Darebin Arts Centre is a member of VAPAC.
                                       www.vapac.org.au
                                       VAPAC has endorsed this induction as an industry
                                       standard and it has been amended for DAEC
Introduction
 This presentation is designed for
 CLIENTS, HIRERS &
 CONTRACTORS of DAEC.
Purpose
 The Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004
 places the onus on employers to provide and
 maintain a working environment that is safe
 and without risks to health.

 This induction CD is an important component
 of our Health and Safety policies

 A copy of the Occupational Health and Safety
 Act 2004 is available at the DAEC
Procedure
 You the client, hirer or contractor are
 expected to view this presentation, show
 it to all supervising staff or crew and then
 sign and return the attached declaration

 This declaration is an important part of
 your hiring agreement or contract and no
 event or work can begin without its
 completion
On Site Induction
 As an important part of our Health and
 Safety Procedures an onsite induction
 with all members of your cast and crew
 will be required to take place BEFORE
 the first rehearsal / performance

 This induction will take approximately 10
 minutes and must be included in your
 daily schedule
Company Liaison
Person
 Every hirer is expected to appoint a
 Company Liaison Person or Stage
 Manager who in an emergency
 situation will take a principle role in
 evacuating the cast and crew from the
 venue.

 This person should make themselves
 familiar with the location of all fire
 extinguishers and emergency exits
First Aid
 DAEC has trained first aiders in
 attendance during all performances.
 Should you need first aid please notify
 Your Supervising Technician or the Front
 of House Supervisor immediately.
  FIRST AID KITS CAN BE FOUND IN
   THE TECHNICIAN OFFICE & BOX
               OFFICE
 Please report all incidents to your
 Supervising Technician or Front of House
 Supervisor.
Fire Alarm
 DAEC has an automated fire system
 If a fire alarm is triggered DAEC staff will
 assess the situation and decide whether to
 evacuate the building.
Emergency Evacuation
 In the event of emergency evacuation of
 the venue, this will be coordinated by the
 DAEC Supervising Technician
 (backstage) and FOH Supervisor (front of
 house, patrons).

 You need to ensure that you listen to
 their instructions and follow their
 guidance.
How to Raise the Alarm
 If you are made aware of a potential
 emergency situation, it is critical that you
 report this IMMEDIATELY to the DAEC
 Supervising Technician on duty and/or
 FOH Supervisor.
 DAEC staff will assess the situation and
 act accordingly – keeping in mind that we
 will keep you informed of progress at all
 times.
Assembly Point
 In the event of an emergency evacuation the
 designated assembly area is ‘Ray Brahman
 Gardens’, located at the rear of the Centre and
 clearly marked with a green sign (indicating an
 emergency assembly area). Please familiarise
 yourselves with this location before your event
 commences.

 It is crucial that before and during evacuation you
 take instruction from the DAEC supervising staff.
Incident Reporting
 All incidents in the DAEC need to be
 reported, recorded and investigated in the
 interest of improving safety.

 Please report all incidents, both major and
 minor, to the Supervising Technician or
 FOH Supervisor.
Conclusion
 Thank you for taking the time to watch this
 presentation – it is very important that you
 fill in the acknowledgement form attached
 and return it to the Theatre/Operations
 Manager as it is an important part of your
 contracted use of the Centre.
 If you have any questions about this
 presentation please do not hesitate to call
 the Theatre Operations Manager on 03
 8470 8277
 We wish you all the best with your event.