The purpose of this policy is to minimise risks of harm to all involved at an International Sports Camps Program. The camps will have a first aid officer and a COVID-19 marshall attending to ensure that best practise is adopted in all programs to manage the health and safety of all children and coaches and staff attending.
- International Sports Camps Australia
- COVID-19: is a disease caused by a new strain of coronavirus.
- Infection control: preventing the transmission of infection organisms and managing infections if they occur.
- Social distancing: Physical distancing rules to prevent the spread by maintaining a physical distance between people and reducing the number of times people come into close contact with each other.
3. RULES IN PLACE
- Camp staff will include first aid and co vid marshall to ensure compliance with policies.
- Camps will feature effective control measures.
- Risks will be assessed and managed during each camp program.
- Camp staff training in infection control policies and measures undertaken.
- COVID-19 Marshall and First Aid Officer will monitor compliance with policies and procedures.
Infection Control Plan
COVID-19 Marshall and First Aid Officer at each camp to:
- Eliminate Risk Factors, Modify procedures and Camp Programs where needed and monitor and enforce policy compliance at the camp by staff and children attending.
- International Sports Camps will identify infection control risks.
- Risk Management identifies risks for action.
- International Sports Camps develops actions for managing identified risks.
- Standard precautions are applied in all situations.
- Hand washing and hand care is vital, and hands must be washed and dried with a soap or cleaning agent.
- Camp staff and children in attendance will be supervised in hand washing at breaks through the daily camp program.
- Children attending will bring their own drinks and fruit and lunch to avoid any communal use and minimise risks for infection during camp programs.
- All potential attendees at camps will be requested to not attend if they are experiencing any symptoms of illness.
- Any potential incidents during camp programs of any infections to be reported on by the COVID-19 Marshall in charge.
- International Sports Camps to notify the Public Health Department in the event of any potential infection.
- International Sports Camps has lists of who is in attendance daily to aid in tracking in the event of an infection.
- Physical distancing measures during camp programs will apply as directed by Health Department guidelines.
- Any parents attending the camp during the day will be required to follow social distancing rules and regulations.
- All participants and staff to bring their own food and drinks.
- COVID-19 Marshall to ensure hand-washing and application of hand sanitiser by all staff and children before coaching commences and during the daily program at regular intervals.
- Designated areas for hand washing and sanitising will be nominated and supplies of hand sanitiser will be provided. Regular cleaning of areas including toilets, change rooms and lunch areas.
- Any staff or children that present with cold and flu symptoms will be prevented from attending.
- Staff will maintain all records relevant to administering this policy, lists of children and staff attending each day.
- National COVID-19 Safe Workplace Principles: https://www.safeworkaustralia.gov.au/covid-19-information-workplaces/other-resources/national-covid-19-safe-workplace-principles
- Australian Institute of Sport: https://www.health.gov.au/resources/publications/australian-institute-of-sport-ais-framework-for-rebooting-sport-in-a-covid-19-environment
- National Principles for the Resumption of Sport and Recreation Activities (National Principles): https://www.health.gov.au/resources/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-national-principles-for-the-resumption-of-sport-and-recreation-activities
This Policy will be reviewed each quarter.