Safety & Education –

Duties of the Safety & Education Chair include:

  • Develop and ensure all WC4WD Trail Guides receive appropriate training prior to engaging in guiding activities.
  • Ensure WC4WD has a supply of Off-Highway Spill Kits available for purchase on the website and or rental at events if applicable, and communicate to the Board of Directors when replacement materials are required.
  • Develop and review annually the WC4WD Vehicle Safety Checklist.
  • Ensure Safety Checklists are used at trail activities and events.
  • Develop Safety training for BOD, Trail Guides and Volunteers such as but not limited to:
  • Trail building techniques, best practices and ethics.
  • Safe Vehicle recovery techniques.
  • First Responder such as but not limited to: Basic First Aid and CPR, Wilderness First Aid and Stop the Bleed.  This training to be a certificate only requirement.
  • Powered and hand equipment safe practices to include chain saw and PPE requirements.
  • Ensure any Heavy Equipment operators are educated and experienced.
  • Ensure all training meets National, State and Local requirements (when applicable).
  • Ensure all WC4WD Events have adequate safety measures in place such as but not limited to: Emergency Evacuation Points, First Responders and Professionally trained Emergency Personnel (when applicable).
  • Develop and maintain a database of all training activities.

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