TBR COVID OFFICER: ANDREW PATTISON
We are very fortunate to be able to operate all of our on snow programs on schedule this winter given the current circumstances thanks to Buller Ski Lifts and the Mt Buller RMB support.
This season all TBR stakeholders will have to comply with these restrictions to ensure a safe and healthy program can operate all season. Below is a summary of those restrictions and changes to our program operations that athletes, their families and staff need to be familiar with.
This plan will be updated as restrictions change.
Practise good hygiene: Washing hands regularly with soap, carrying a small sanitiser in jacket pocket and trying to avoid touching your face (even with your gloves on). Cover your mouth and nose when you cough or sneeze.
Maintain physical distancing rules at all times, keeping at least 1.5 metres away from others. This includes on your commute to training, at meeting places and during training.
Do not attend training if you feel unwell or show any symptoms. Please get tested even if you have mild symptoms.
It is a requirement that all coaches and athletes have the COVIDSafe App on their smart phones.
On Snow Training
TBR meeting place in the village square will be further spread out, with each coach/group distanced from each other (further details of which group will meet in which area of the village square to be announced).
Parents should only approach coaches/groups in the meeting place or on the hill if it is essential. Under current (level B) sporting restrictions, spectators (including parents) are not permitted to attend training sessions.
Follow chairlift riding policies as prescribed by Buller Ski Lifts
Seasonal programs will not have lift line priority this season, and are unable to use any of the ski/snowboard school or private lesson lanes when loading chairlifts.
Drink bottles brought to training to be named and not be left grouped together (spread out)
No sharing of food/snacks/drinks
No sharing of equipment (including skis, poles, snowboards, googles or anything you could have touched with or without your gloves on)
Indoor Training – Buller Air Zone
Current advice from the Victorian Government is that indoor sport can resume from June 22, for up to 20 people (plus coaches) per space or zone. TBR groups will be rotated through the Buller Air Zone adhering to the government regulation on capacity and physical distancing.
Follow all general practises listed above, as well as not sharing any equipment, water bottles etc..
Wash your hands before and after any indoor activities.
Cover your mouth and nose when you cough or sneeze.
TBR Headquarters (Chamois Judges Stand)
The Judges Stand can only be used by residents living in the building. Athletes needing to go to the bathroom will need to go home or use public facilities.