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HEATH & SAFETY

Personal safety and security

  1. For all students who have a mobile phone, be prepared by programming all emergency contact numbers into your phone
  2. Take care when using Institute equipment, especially boiling water and microwave ovens in student recreation areas. If you are not confident in the safe usage of these, ask a staff member for assistance
  3. If you have night classes and you feel unsafe when leaving the room, ask a classmate or teacher to accompany you between buildings or to your car
  4. Look after your personal property. If you are studying in a classroom or in the library, or eating in the cafe, make sure you take your property with you if you leave your study area for whatever reason
  5. If you ride a bicycle to campus, use a bike lock to secure it
  6. Lock your car and don’t leave valuables in sight
View more information on this policy.

What to do if you are sick

  1. If you become unwell while on campus, report it immediately to your teacher or other SWTAFE staff member so that first aid can be arranged without delay, and any hazards controlled
  2. If you have an illness that prevents you from coming to campus for a scheduled class, where possible notify Customer Service of your likely absence
  3. Carry any personal medication with you at all times
  4. If you are unable to move, ask someone else to call an ambulance if necessary, and to notify a first aider or other staff member
  5. Ask someone to stay with you until medical assistance arrives
  6. If your illness is serious and you are unable to obtain assistance or follow this procedure for any reason, you can call an ambulance yourself by dialling 000 from your mobile phone (see Ambulance Cover), or from an Institute office telephone, dial 0, listen for the dial tone, then dial 000. From a pay telephone dial 000 (free call). Then call 5564 8777 to notify the Institute and to obtain further assistance


What to do if you are injured

  1. If you are injured while on campus, report it immediately to your teacher or other SWTAFE staff member so that first aid can be arranged without delay, any hazards controlled and an incident report completed
  2. If you are unable to move, ask someone else to call an ambulance if necessary, and to notify a first aider or other staff member
  3. Ask someone to stay with you until medical assistance arrives
  4. If your injury is serious and you are unable to obtain assistance or follow this procedure for any reason, you can call an ambulance yourself by dialling 000 from your mobile phone (see Ambulance Cover), or from an Institute office telephone, dial 0, listen for the dial tone, then dial 000. From a pay telephone dial 000 (free call). Then call 5564 8777 to notify the Institute and to obtain further assistance


Emergency

What to do in an emergency

  1. Be prepared for emergencies by reading the Emergency Guidelines found on OHS noticeboards around your campus, and check the location of your nearest Emergency Evacuation Area shown on emergency diagrams near exit doorways in most buildings
  2. During an emergency follow all instructions from your teacher or designated area warden. Wardens will be clearly identified by an orange coloured high visibility vest.
  3. If you are the only person or the first person caught up in an emergency situation, call 000 from your mobile phone for Police, Fire Brigade or Ambulance. Then call 5564 8777 to notify the Institute and to obtain emergency assistance

Emergency Guidelines

Emergency evacuation

View your relevant campus map with all emergency exists marked.

View the Emergency Evacualtion Procedure (listed under OHS).

 

 

 

 

 

       
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