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Excursions

including camps and adventure activities

Identification

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.

Water activities

Strategies to identify participants may include:

  • high visibility rash tops
  • skull caps
  • wrist bands
Chapter in the Excursion Guidelines outlining requirements relating to student identification during an excursion

Reviewed 26 May 2020

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