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Plattsburg Public School

Plattsburg Public School

festina lente - hasten slowly

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Safety Briefing




The New South Wales Department of Education is committed to the work health and safety of employees, students, contractors and visitors. For your safety and the safety of others, it is a condition of entry to this site that you take a few minutes to read this brochure.

Mandatory site requirements:

  • All visitors are required to report to reception on arrival.
  • Observe all speed, parking and vehicular restrictions.
  • Obey all safety signs and barricades.
  • Violent, threatening or other unacceptable behaviour is not tolerated on NSW Department of Education premises.
  • Smoking: Smoking is not permitted on DoE premises.
  • Alcohol and Illegal Drugs: Alcohol and illegal drugs are not permitted.
  • Weapons: Weapons, including knives, are not permitted.
  • Dangerous Goods and Hazardous Substances: Visitors and contractors intending to bring dangerous goods on site must declare these at the reception prior to entering the site.


Reporting Injuries/Hazards

All hazards and incidents must be reported to the main office. Injuries will be recorded in the Register of Injuries. First Aid treatment is available on site.


Emergency Procedures

In a life threatening emergency: DIAL 000 (for fire, police and ambulance).  

In ALL CASES, advise the Principal.


Exits: For your safety, make sure you know the location of your nearest exit (see map below).

Evacuation Alarm

Fire Alarm: 20 second alarm

Lockdown: 20 second alarm (sounds like a car alarm)

Evacuation Procedures

When the evacuation alarm sounds: Evacuate the building and proceed to the assembly area identified on the map. Do not re-enter until advised to do so.

Evacuation Map

EMP Evacuation map (pdf 177 KB)