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									Swimming and Water Safety Program - Checklist and Risk Management Plan                                                                                                             http://www.education.tas.gov.au/school/health/outdoors
This Plan should be used for the Swimming and water Safety Program only
Please refer to Outdoor Education Guidelines for details and approval process etc.
     Risk Assessment
 #   Risks and Issues                     Are the following measures in place?                                                                                              Additional risk treatment required   Risk noted and      Additional risk




                                                                                                                                                                   Rating
                                                                                                                                                      Likelihood
                                                                                                                                        Consequence
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 considered safe     treatment
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 and treatments in   completed
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 place



 1 Approval Process                       Parental approval obtained - note SWSP is a mandated program
                                          Risk management and approval process completed as per
                                          http://www.education.tas.gov.au/outdoor website
 2 Transit/transport                      Transport arrangements completed with reputable contractor
                                          Ensure every student has a seat on the bus
                                          Appropriate supervision on bus
                                          Appropriate access and supervision from bus to gate/ door
 3 General supervision - pool deck and    Compliant with relevant guidelines                                                                                                -
   changerooms is generally a class       Good character check for participants (as appropriate)
   teacher [school] responsibility        Police check for volunteers, volunteers registered by the school
                                          Sufficient staff provided to fulfil requirements under this plan
 4 Student briefing at school prior to    Instructions about clothing, food to be taken etc
   program                                behavioural expectations
                                          in case of shared facilities = mutual respect in pool and in change rooms [stranger
                                          danger]
 5 Medical issues (known conditions)      Relevant information obtained from school office and copy on pool deck and relayed to                                             -
                                          specific instructors
                                          Students bring medication as required and ensure instructor aware
 6 Medical issues (unknown conditions)    Staff hold relevant first aid qualifications - TIC and pool staff
 7 Communication                          All incidents are reported viainduction for students by TIC
                                          Pool rules and expectations documentation protocols                                                                               -
                                          Communication protocol awareness by all staff
                                          Teacher in Charge [TIC] and supervising staff have access to mobile at all times
                                          TIC is aware of emergency management protocols [dept and pool site] (
                                          https://staff.education.tas.gov.au/hr/ohs/emergency ) and DoE's Emergency Management
                                          Co-ordinator's number (0418 332 846)
 8 Supervision at the pool                Ensure swimming instructors are appropriately qualified and student / staff ratios observed
                                          Class teacher to maintain overall supervision of students out of pool time
                                          Deploy other staff including volunteers to provide optimum supervision eg changerooms -
                                          require G.C.Check
9 Supervision at pool venue including                      Students previously briefed about behavioural expectation, and the use of changerooms
  change rooms (exclusive use of pool)                     Ensure a supervising adult is close by and can respond to disturbance or incident in the
                                                           change rooms
                                                           Supervising staff enter the change room (after due warning from outside the door) without
                                                           delay


10 Supervision at pool venue including    Students previously briefed about behavioural expectation, and their time in the change
   change rooms (shared with other groups room
   / the public)                          Students not permitted to enter, remain in, or exit change rooms on their own. Groups of a
                                          minimum of three are required.
                                          Ensure a staff member or volunteer is waiting outside change room and can be called by
                                          students in the case of a disturbance or incident in the change rooms (ideally, staff
                                          member will be of the same sex as students)
                                          Supervising staff to attract attention of pool staff and enter the change room (after due
                                          warning from outside the door) without delay

11 Other??
12 Other??
Risks not covered above (e.g. students with behavioural issues, students with medical conditions and allergic reactions etc.)
    General Risks; and                                     Existing risk treatment actions in place                                                                                        Additional risk treatment required   Risk noted and      Additional risk




                                                                                                                                                                                  Rating
                                                                                                                                                                     Likelihood
                                                                                                                                                       Consequence
    Special Risks (risk not already included above, or                                                                                                                                                                          considered safe     treatment
    site/personnel specific risks e.g. participants with                                                                                                                                                                        and treatments in   completed
    medical issues, visiting factories etc.)                                                                                                                                                                                    place



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Critical Incidents - CALL YOUR SCHOOL/COLLEGE OR RING 0418 332 846 (DoE'S EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT CO-ORDINATOR)
Risk Rating
          - Unacceptable risk level - must not be proceeded with without significant risk treatment actions
Extreme   - Risk treatment (with a detailed plan) is senior management's responsibility
          - Risk owner must be clearly specified
          - Unacceptable risk without further treatment
 High     - Senior management attention required, risks to be managed with specific plans
          - Risk owner clearly specified
          - May be tolerated in certain circumstances but requires investigation, planning and treatment options
Medium    - Manage by specific monitoring or response procedures
          - Risk owners specified
          - Generally accepted risk
 Low      - Must be monitored because risk level could change over time
          - Manage by routine procedures
The Risk Management Cycle (ISO 31000)

More on Risk Management - Go To:   https://staff.education.tas.gov.au/hr/risk

								
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