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Presentation on theme: "SILVER TRAINING LEADERSHIP DUKE OF EDINBURGH HILLARY AWARD."— Presentation transcript:


2 LEADERSHIP At Gold level you will be planning your own Expeditions It is important to understand leadership - if you are a follower, you need to understand why leaders act the way they do - in certain circumstances you may find yourself having to lead a group eg if the leader is injured

3 LEADERSHIP – RISK MANAGEMENT Examine the Risk Analysis Management System (RAMS) form Consider ACTIVITY: different activities have different risks PEOPLE: understand the capabilities and limitations of your group EQUIPMENT: know what is needed and what your group can handle ENVIRONMENT: rivers, thick bush, prevailing weather, snow

4 ANALYSISDESCRIPTION UNDESIRED EVENTS Things that could go wrong Death or injury to participants. Participant lost. Participant unwell. Loss of equipment. Damage to the environment. Unable to complete expedition CAUSAL FACTORS Why things could go wrong PeopleEquipmentEnvironment Instructions not followed Poor leadership. Bad behaviour. Poor planning. Participants inadequately prepared – gear/fitness Participants taking risks Inadequate First Aid kit Inadequate clothing/equipment Communications devices not working Students not planning food properly/ inadequate water Hut cookers not working Track in poor condition or damaged Weather cold,wet,windy River flooded Damage to bush Huts inadequate/full Bridges out RISK MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES How will you deal with these risks? Before the trip: Register with DOC Take experienced adults Practice tramp – id risk students Adequate training and instruction Health issues identified Talk thru scenarios with students Emergency contact: Fred Bloggs Comprehensive gear list. Hire mountain radio Comprehensive and appropriate First Aid Kit Compile list of health issues Check any gear that student is unsure of. Check menus/ 2 L water pp/pd Check forecasts Check track conditions with DOC Brief students on hygiene Instruct students on environmental code of conduct Check alternative routes On the trip: Regular roll checks Monitor health Be firm on adequate sleep Adequate supervision on all activities and at basecamp Discuss emergency procedures Call home if student very unwell 8pm/8am mountain radio call Ensure all eat enough Map between 4 Ensure enough water (boiled) Ensure packs are well packed and fit properly each day Mountain radio – forecast and conditions + Emergency Beacon (Sue Weich contact) Use alternative routes if necessary Stay in hut if weather/conditions are dangerous RISK ANALYSIS AND MANAGEMENT SYSTEM Staff: JTTDate: 3 – 5 April 2011 Number of Students: 20 Activity:Tramping: Holdsworth to KaitokeClass/Group:Silver Duke of Ed

5 STRATEGIES FOR AN EMERGENCY (INCLUDE PHONE CONTACTS FOR THE AREA) Use mountain radio to call for help. Message of change of plans to Rob – parents phone numbers left with him Injured/very unwell participant carry to hut if able or leave with adult and one other student, others get to area/hut to call for help. Stay in hut if weather is very bad. DOC 063770700, Rob Tungatt 5268285, 0272242333, Mountain radio contact: Joe Doe; 5676829 NAMES OF ANY OUTSIDE PROVIDERS YOU ARE USING. ARE YOU SATISFIED WITH THEIR RAMS DOCUMENTATION? N/A ARE YOU SLEEPING OVERNIGHT AT CHILTON? HAS THE BUSINESS MANAGER INFORMED THE FIRE SERVICE? NO SKILLS REQUIRED BY STAFF AND/OR ACCOMPANYING ADULTS High level of physical fitness Tramping experience First Aid skills Enthusiasm Abiltiy to encourage and supervise to a high level SCHOOL POLICIES AND GUIDELINES RECOMMENDED EOTC Policy

6 LEADERSHIP – ACCIDENT / INCIDENT Stop, Think, THEN Act Do anything that needs to be done urgently – with care. Remove people from danger if possible Treat injuries Look after other members of the party Collectively formulate a plan so everyone knows what is happening Consider: If the leader becomes injured – can others take charge?

7 LEADERSHIP – SENDING FOR HELP You may need help in the event of serious injury or loss of a party member The primary consideration is the safety of the whole group Mountain radios can be used to get help If anyone has to go for help – preferably in a group of 4 (minimum of 2) - clearly mark your route so you can find your way back - both groups should have a map, first aid kit and emergency supplies

8 LEADERSHIP – WRITTEN MESSAGE Messengers should take a written note with the following information: What has happened and what help you require Who is involved – names, ages, experience, condition What gear is available Contact person Where they are – location, environmental conditions, landmarks, time travelled from road end. Last known whereabouts of missing person.


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