2198 Clean Up Sites Registered

GNCU Safety

Your Safety

Roadside safety

Arterial Roads (including Highways) and Freeways cannot be registered for Clean Ups due to health and safety reasons.

Roadside Clean Ups should only be carried out on Municipal (Council) roads.

If you wish to proceed to Clean Up a Municipal road, there are additional safety requirements that you may need to consider:

  • Children are not permitted to participate in any roadside activity
  • A 3 meter exclusion zone along any major road
  • Additional signage to denote location and distance of activity (i.e. Clean Up site - next 2kms)
  • A temporary reduction of speed limit surrounding any activity
  • Use of highly visible safety vests and any personal protective equipment
  • Time limitations of activity  to avoid peak traffic times.

Clean Up Australia advises that you contact your local council to confirm any specific safety regulations or requirements that may be needed before you conduct your Clean Up activity.

On the Day Safety

The Site Supervisor kit (view kit contents ) contains a number of items that are included with safety in mind;

Gloves
Up to five pairs of gloves are provided in community kits [10 in a business kit] so it is a good idea to ask volunteers to bring extra pairs along on the day.
If you would like to purchase additional gloves you may buy them at our online store.

Sharps Container
A sharps container can be provided if the Site Supervisor has requested one during the registration process. Please refer to the Site Guide for the correct procedure when removing sharps from your site.

Posters
Risk warning posters are provided for Site Supervisors to display at the Clean Up Site.

Forms
Accident/Incident Forms are included and are to be completed by the Site Supervisor should an accident occur.

Additional suggestions: sunscreen, hats, closed toe shoes, emergency contact details.

Please Note: volunteers can either register online or on the day by completing the Volunteer Registration Form.