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  • Risk Management: Community Bicycle CenterI. HazardsPeople: Attributes people Equipment: Resources that Environment: Factors whichbring to an activity: skills, impact an activity: clothing, impact an activity: weather,attitudes, physical fitness, bicycles, and accessories terrain, and road conditionshealth, age, and fears•Size of group •Improper clothing •Weather conditions (extreme•Staff: Youth Ratio •Poor bicycle heat, cold, ice, rain, wind, and•Knowledge/Experience maintenance/equipment exposure)•Diverse skills failure •Poor road conditions (slick•Health •No first aid kit/supplies or roads, potholes, sand,•Age emergency contact info shoulders, large cracks…)•Emotional attributes carried •Bugs/biting insects•Attitudes •Safety rescue equipment •Stressful conditions•Poor public etiquette insufficient or inaccessible •Cell phone service/power•Undisclosed medical •Medication not carried failureconditions •Poor helmet fit •Traffic conditions•Reckless riding •Poor bicycle fit•Insufficient •Bike repair equipment andsupervision/communication supplies •Cell phone service/power failure •Water/SnacksII. Mitigating Select Risks Risk = Threat x Likelihood (Probability) x Impact Risk Outcome Existing Pre-Ride Before Every Treatment Plan Strategies to Ride: mitigate risk *Serious possibly fatal *Survey scene and * Identify the ride RC with the highestRider gets hit by *Involvement of secure safety of all chaperone (RC) with level of medicalautomobile or bike emergency services participants the highest level of training: *PTSD *Asses condition of medical training. *Possibility of hit participant *Review Emergency cancellation of rides *Administer first aid Medical Forms for all Riders with “red flag” in the future *Monitor/record riders. pre-existing medical *“Bad Press” progress. *Ride chaperones conditions (also list *Notify emergency have read and condition): services, if needed understand the Ride *Notify participant’s Leaders Manual emergency contacts. (RLM). *RCs follow the RLM protocol, which includes: ABC Quick Check, group riding guidelines, rules of the road, a pre-ride check list, and incident
  • reports. *RCs assess participants/personal skill level. *RCs choose a bike RC responsible for route does not exceed leading group ABC rider/leader skill level Quick Check and pre- * All ride briefing. RC also participants/riders are responsible for briefed on proposed making sure route before participant are departure. wearing appropriate * RCs pay attention to clothing: weather changes/patterns before and during the RC responsible for ride. Adjust ride route/ ensuring all speed accordingly. bike/safety materials *During the ride, identified by the pre- riders adhere to RLM ride check-list are guidelines. packed for the ride: *Serious possibly fatal *Assess condition *Identify the rideRider suffers an *Involvement of *Give medication chaperone (RC) withasthma attack emergency services immediately the highest level of **If no medication medical training. available, notify *Review emergency emergency services medical forms for all immediately** riders *Monitor/record *Ensure that riders progress with pre-existing *Notify emergency conditions bring services, if needed. his/her medication on *Notify participant’s rides. emergency contact *Identify and asses *Arrange for vehicle any variables that may transportation home, increase the likelihood if needed of an asthma attack (weather, route difficulty) *Serious possibly fatal *Secure safety of all *Identify the rideRider suffers an *Involvement of participants chaperone (RC) withallergic reaction emergency services *Assess condition of the highest level of participant medical training. *Administer first aid *Review emergency *Monitor/record medical forms for all progress riders. *Notify emergency *Adjust snacks/drinks services accordingly. *Follow their instructions *Notify participant’s emergency contact
  • *Serious possibly fatal *Secure safety of all *Identify the (RC)Rider is severely cut, *Involvement of participants with the highest levelburned, and/or emergency services *Assess condition of of medical training.blistered *Possibility of participant *Review emergency cancellation of rides *Administer first aid medical forms for all in the future *Monitor/record riders. *“Bad Press” progress * Asses weather *Notify emergency conditions and prepare services accordingly. Pay *Follow their attention to weather instructions changes/patterns *Notify participant’s during the ride. emergency contact Reinforce proper seasonal/cycling attire. *Ride chaperones have read and understand the Ride Leaders Manual (RLM). *RCs follow the RLM protocol, which includes: ABC Quick Check, group riding guidelines, rules of the road, a pre-ride check list, and incident reports. *RCs assess participants/personal skill level. *RCs choose a bike route does not exceed rider/leader skill level * All participants/riders are briefed on proposed route before departure. *During the ride, riders adhere to RLM guidelines *Serious possibly fatal *Assess condition *Identify the rideRider Sickness *Involvement of *Be aware of other chaperone (RC) with emergency services participants’ health the highest level of *Possibility of status medical training. cancellation of rides *Administer first aid *Review emergency in the future *Notify Emergency medical forms for all *“Bad Press” Services riders. *Follow their * Watch for heath instructions indicators *Notify participant’s *Reinforce proper emergency contact seasonal/cycling attire *Serious possibly *Provide immediate *Identify the rideRider gets fatal relief (if possible, chaperone (RC) withhypothermia *Involvement of bring participant the highest level of emergency services inside to warmer medical training. *Possibility of environment, wrap *Review emergency
  • cancellation of rides participant in medical forms for all in the future blankets, extra riders. *“Bad Press” clothing, whatever is * Watch for heath accessible) indicators *Reapply warmth *Reinforce proper *Assess seasonal/cycling attire *If necessary, notify emergency services *Follow their instructions *Notify participant’s emergency contact *Involvement of *Secure all *Identify the rideRider’s limb is emergency services participants chaperone (RC) withdisabled *Possibility of *Give immediate first the highest level of cancellation of rides aid medical training. in the future *Assess future action * Asses weather *“Bad Press” *Monitor condition conditions and prepare *Notify emergency accordingly. Pay services attention to weather *Follow their changes/patterns instructions during the ride. *Notify participant’s *Ride chaperones emergency contact have read and understand the Ride Leaders Manual (RLM). *RCs follow the RLM protocol, which includes: ABC Quick Check, group riding guidelines, rules of the road, a pre-ride check list, and incident reports. *RCs assess participants/personal skill level. *RCs choose a bike route does not exceed rider/leader skill level * All participants/riders are briefed on proposed route before departure. *During the ride, riders adhere to RLM *Involvement of *Secure all *Identify the (RC)Rider suffers from a emergency services participants with the highest levelmental health crisis *Secure supervision of medical/counseling and counseling of the training. participant with the *Review emergency disorder medical forms for all *Notify emergency riders. services, if needed *Notify participant’s emergency contact
  • *Involvement of *Secure safety of all *Teach, encourage,Rider is assaulted emergency services participants and model public *Possibility of *Assess condition of etiquette before and cancellation of rides the participant during rides. in the future *Administer first aid *Pay attention to *“Bad Press” *Monitor and record group dynamics and progress possible sources of *Notify emergency tension. services *Follow rules of the *Notify participants road and group riding emergency contact guidelines as outlined in RMI *Involvement of * De-escalate *Stress the conceptRider absconds and emergency services situation. Temporary that participants arewill not return and/or emergency suspend ride. on a CBC group ride, contact *Consider and plan not a personal ride. *Possibility of options (possibly *Be watchful and act cancellation of rides designate person to quickly when absence in the future follow absconder) is noted. *“Bad Press” *Notify staff at the * Use a lead and CBC. sweep RC *CBC staff notifies rider’s emergency contact *Notify emergency services, if necessary.III. CBC Emergency and Critical Incident Contact ListCommunity Bicycle Center: 282.9700; 284 Hill Street, Biddeford, ME 04005Emergency: 911Biddeford Police Department, Non-Emergency: 282.5127Name Title Cell HomeAndy Greif Executive Director 229.8199 985.3727Andrew Burnell Programs/Vol. Director 282.1926 286.4864Bronwyn Potthoff Vista Volunteer 232-5600 310.8340Becky Harkema Board President 432.7652 283.0100Carl Walsh Director- Biddeford 590.1932 282.6755 Recreation Department 283.0841(w)Jerry Lapierre Facilities Director- City 286.4977 282.1946 of Biddeford 283.0841 (w)Dave Marchand Biddeford Parks (284 590.3005 X Hill St.) Facilities Director