Incidents and injuries involving camp stoves continue to be frequently represented in the UPLOADS data. Earlier this week, two students suffered serious burn injuries requiring immediate evacuation during a school camp in Victoria. The UPLOADS team wishes a full recovery for the young people involved.
We have re-posted a useful practitioner article written by Dr. Clare Dallat focused on this specific area of risk. It outlines strategies that organisations can consider in their planning and management of this foreseeable risk. To view the article, click here.
If your organisation or school would like to benefit from the ability to track, analyse and learn from incidents or near misses on LOA programs, and contribute to the sector’s ability to really understand what incidents are occurring and why; why not register to use the new UPLOADS app? The app is now live, free and accessible. Click here for more information.