Amberley O.S.H.C.

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6.4 Shared Facilities

Amberley OSHC actively strives to protect the rights, dignity and safety of all people and groups who use the shared facilities of the school community.

Management will endeavour to achieve this through the implementation of the following procedures.  These procedures are to be implemented should there be a need for the facilities to be shared with other people or groups during the OSHC service operating hours.

Relevant Laws and other Provisions

The laws and other provisions affecting this policy include:

  • Education and Care Services National Law Act, 2010 and Regulations 2011
  • Duty of Care
  • Family and Child Commission Act 2014
  • NQS Area: 2.3.1, 2.3.2; 3.1.3; 3.2.1; 7.1.1, 7.1.2; 7.3.4.
  • Policies: 4.4 – Preventative Health and Wellbeing, 6.1 Space and Facilities Requirement, 6.2 – Provision of Resources and Equipment, 6.3 – Workplace Health and Safety.

Procedures

These share arrangements shall be clearly articulated within the OSHC service agreement between the school and Amberley OSHC and will include information surrounding:

  • Communication between the school and Amberley OSHC in regard to shared arrangements;
  • The storage and packing arrangements for equipment and materials used in the shared space;
  • The accessible entries and exits to the shared space by Amberley OSHC including emergency exits;
  • Evacuation and lockdown procedures for shared facilities;
  • The accessible amenities to be used by Amberley OSHC and those available to the public;
  • Telephone access whilst using the shared space;
  • Cleaning and maintenance requirements;
  • Security and closing procedures for the shared space detailing service and public responsibility; and
  • Communication strategies for external users of the shared facility.
Reviewed 30 March 2015, Updated 12 May 2015


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