Volunteers must be adequately protected from unsafe situations in accordance with the principles and practices as set out in the Work Health and Safety Act 2012.
This is to ensure, as far as is reasonably practical, the safety and wellbeing of volunteers.
It is required that:
Where insurance is offered to volunteer groups undertaking activities endorsed by the SAMDB NRM Board they will ensure that they meet the above standards.
To ensure the safety of volunteers and to ensure that volunteer groups are covered by the insurance, the following minimum processes must be followed: