Easy identification of staff and students can be an important factor in the safe conduct of some excursions, including adventure activities.
Staff must determine the most suitable system/s of identification, based on the assessment of the environment, students’ skills, the type of activities to be undertaken and the age and number of students. Information on identification strategies is available in relevant specific adventure activities guidelines set out in the section on Adventure Activities.
General outdoors activities
Students may wear high visibility items such as vests or reflective items when bushwalking or cycling.
Strategies to identify participants may include:
- high visibility rash tops
- skull caps
- wrist bands
Reviewed 26 May 2020