Health & Safety Guidelines

Please agree to health and safety guidelines before moving on to the registration form

Please advise all participants in your group of the following points:


General

• What to do in the event of an emergency
• They should not put themselves or any other person at risk during any Team Limerick Clean-Up event
• If they think a littered area is too dangerous for them, it is, and they should not clean in that area
• Not to work alone. Always work in a group of minimum 2 volunteers
• That there is a minimum number of 2 charged mobile phones available per group
• Not to climb and not use ladders
• To keep gates closed and avoid cleaning up natural materials such as logs, stones and weeds


Equipment

• To use the safety equipment provided - gloves and high vis jackets
• To use the TLC warning signage – store this signage for future use
• To wear hi-visibility clothing and place warning signs at either end of the stretch of road while work is in progress
• To return any excess litter pickers, supplies signage to their group leader for future use.


Children

• Children involved in all TLC events are the responsibility of their parents or guardians or a 'responsible adult’ nominated by parent/guardian
• A minimum of 2 ‘responsible adults’ should always be present with any group of children (max 10 children per group)
• That children under 16 should not pick up litter by the roadside


First Aid and Hygiene

• The location of the first aid for their group
• To wash hands before and after handling litter
• Cuts or grazes should be carefully covered up before the clean-up event with waterproof plasters
• Once the clean-up is completed, gloves should be removed and hands should be washed thoroughly in hot water before eating or drinking


Water

• Not to plan their clean-up near deep mud, steep, slippery or crumbling banks, or polluted water


Road

• That all relevant/appropriate rules of the road must be followed at all times and to work in the direction of traffic
• That motorways and all access slip roads to motorways are out of bounds
• Not to go on roundabouts
• To work on footpaths and verges with a 60 KM per hour speed limit or below