Safety for Work Parties

Safety for Work Parties



Safety for Work Parties  (Printable Outline)

This outline relies on the Forms and Documents page, (also a printable page)


1. Obtain funding (Grants) if needed

2. Meet with land owners: reach agreement on:

         a. Work to be accomplished   (See document #1a) 

         b. Decide which forms to use (theirs or ours)   

         c. Communications plan   (See document #2a and #2b) 

         d. Emergency action and evacuation plans  (See documents #3a and #3c)


         e. DNR Volunteer Approval Letter during Covid 19 (See document 11b)


         f.  Covid 19 Guidance and Risk Waiver (See document 11a)

         g. Print out needed forms

3. Assemble the work crew

         a. Sign Liability release form for all involved. Participants in volunteer trail work projects

                  under the age of eighteen, not accompanied by a parent or guardian                          
                  must be required to have a "Permission to Treat” form before the minor is allowed

                  to participate in a trail work project.   (See document #4b)

         b. Divide up the work crews if multiple jobs are to be accomplished, determine if

                 personnel have physical limitations. Assign work accordingly.  


         c. Ensure work crews each have a medical First Aid Kit, and someone has current CPR training. 

                 (See document #5)


         d. Provide job briefings, use check list and attendance roster for each briefing. 

               Participants in volunteer trail work projects must provide a

               name and phone number for personal contact information required by hosting

               BCHW chapter(s)  (See documents #6a, #6b, #6c and 6d)


                 i. Brief on the Job Hazard Analysis (JHA).

                               (See documents in section #8)   (print all that apply).


                ii.   Discuss PPE (Personnel Protective Equipment)   (See documents in section #9)                            

                iii.  Discuss Communication Plan  (See documents in section #2)

                iv.  Discuss Emergency and Evacuation Plans   (See documents in section #3)


4. Follow up

              a. Return forms desired by land owner

              b. Fill in incident reports (If needed) and file with the Safety Officer 

                       (See documents in section #10)


              c. Close out funding documents (Grants) if needed

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