Welcome to Seven Sisters Festival 2016
We value and appreciate your contribution to the event and hope you enjoy your experience as both a volunteer and participant of this magical, empowering weekend.
PRIOR TO THE FESTIVAL
ARRIVAL AT FESTIVAL
Present your printed volunteers ticket to gain entry to the Festival.Remember to have cash for the $10 car levy. Please try and carpool.
Please arrive at the volunteer sign in area next to the Info tent) on arrival at the festival. This lets us know that you are here. You will be given a volunteer badge and name tag.
Please be aware of your shift times so you can arrive 15 minutes prior to your shift at the specified area
Here your managers will
We do not have a formal dress code due to the variety of work and services; however it is important that you dress in a safe manner, as follows:
YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES AS A VOLUNTEER
REMEMBER: SAFETY IS EVERYONE’S RESPONSIBILITY!
MANDATORY SITE REQUIREMENTS
TERMINATION OF A VOLUNTEER
Seven Sisters Festival has the right to terminate a volunteer, if:
EVACUATION AND EMERGENCY PROCEDURES
In the unlikely case of a site evacuation, festival management and wardens will direct you to the nearby assembly area on the oval. If this was to happen, you must follow all instructions given by festival wardens. Please familiarise yourself with our emergency and safety information and site map on display at the Info Tent to understand where the emergency assembly area is located.
UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES ARE YOU NOT TO RETURN TO AN EVACUATED AREA UNTIL INSTRUCTED TO DO SO
Ways to reduce the risk of injury with manual handling include:
SLIPS, TRIPS & FALLS
Ways to reduce the risk include:
WORKING AT HEIGHTS
Ladders and stepladders should only be 90cm from the top (for single and extension ladders and be used for very light work where there is no danger of overreaching and the volunteer can steady themselves at all times.
IF YOU ARE UNCOMFORTABLE OR CONCERNED ABOUT WORKING AT HEIGHTS THEN YOU SHOULD NOT BE DOING IT. PLEASE SPEAK TO OUR VOLUNTEER MANAGER, KELLIE CURTIS ABOUT YOUR CONCERNS BEFORE COMMENCING YOUR ROLE.
A hazardous substance can be any substance whether solid, liquid or gas that may cause harm to you. These substances may seem harmless but can make you very sick if they are used incorrectly. Harm to health may occur suddenly, such as dizziness, nausea and itchy eyes or skin and can give you potential long term health issues.
For minor injuries and reporting of ANY medical situation First Aid will be available on location opposite the Information Tent.
In cases of more serious incidents report via two-way radio immediately to the operations centre. If you do not have a two-way radio, enlist the help of a passer-by to contact staff and stay with the patient to keep them comfortable and calm.
It is important you do not attempt to administer first aid if you are not qualified to do so.
In case of emergency immediately call 000 before enacting the above procedure to contact on site operations and medical staff.
INJURIES AND INCIDENT REPORTS
All injuries and incidents on site must be reported to your Volunteer Manager or Operations Manager by completing an Incident Report Form.
Incident report forms are also available from the operations team at HQ.
The incident report must detail what you saw and the actions that you took. This can be important for maintaining a safe workplace. Incident reports can also serve as evidence for further investigation and must be accurate accounts.
Thank you for taking the time to read and understand this important safety information.
In order to participate in the festival as a volunteer, we require you acknowledge understanding of safety procedures in this registration form.
Please fill out form below to confirm your understanding.
Thank you Team!