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Recovery Disaster and Emergency Response

Schools icon Take Action

After the event has impacted the School the following should occur;

If school has been not been temporarily closed;

  1. Assess safety of students and staff.
  2. Assess the status of the school, noting BAS protocols.
  3. If any visible damage or potential hazards eg asbestos, site access, tree damage, then engage BAS for site inspection.
  4. If required consider Temporary Closure under CE Directive 1/2015.
  5. Implement Business Continuity Plan as required.

If school has been vacated (holidays, weekends) or temporarily closed under CE Directive 1/2015;

  1. Assess safety and wellbeing of staff.
  2. Assess status of school.
  3. If any visible damage or potential hazards eg asbestos, engage BAS for site inspection.
  4. Implement Business Continuity Plan as required.
  5. Decide on resuming educational services.
  6. Invoke, or continue, Temporary Closure of the school under CE Directive 1.2015 as required and advise the Regional Response Controller.
  7. Utilise Communication Strategy.
  8. Re-open school after conducting a Suitability Assessment and determining that it is safe to do so (PDF, 317KB).

Schools icon Key Contacts


Schools icon ​School closures

For information on closed educational facilities during a disaster or emergency event, visit the DET school closures website.

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