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CSS Risk Mitigation Plan 2017

Crestline Soaring Society 2017 Risk Mitigation Plan

 

Priority 1

Priority 2

Priority 3

Completed

 

  • Tie downs

    • AJX - Installed

    • Marshall - Ready to install. Work party delayed due to weather.

  • Signage

    • Signs need to be made:

      • (AJX) warning to spectators about injury due to loose gliders due to dust devils - signs designed. Need to order, install etc.

      • (AJX) Emergency Action Plan. - on web site. Need to post at LZ.

      • (AJX) New Site Protocols doc - need to print and laminate

      • (Marshall) Warning about possible injury and vehicle damage from crashing gliders and dust devils - signs designed. Need to make and install

      • (Marshall) White X procedure

      • (Crestline) No spectators on rocks, posted at rocks and parking area by current sign - signs designed. Need to have printed and install

      • (Crestline/Marshall) No smoking in National Forest

      • (Crestline/Marshall)Snake warning

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Make web site like this http://slosa.net/Sites/mdo.htm

 

Andy Jackson Airpark

 

  • Signage and info on website about driving caution on the dirt road. Possible head on collisions

  • Install tie downs

    • installed!

  • Signage in the shade area warning about injury due to loose gliders due to dust devils

  • Add info to site protocol. Post at LZ and web site. (Also at Marshall and Crestline?)

    • Pilots should keep spectators clear of landing/breakdown area

    • Pilots should break down asap to prevent loose gliders

    • Power line danger

    • Gust front danger

    • Wildlife danger, snakes, mountain lions, bears

  • Fix or replace aviation radio in box (check with tim?)

  • Review club event protool

    • Possibly add roped off area for spectators - share area

    • Safety officer on site at all 3 locations? And on radio?

  • Review CSS by laws re the duty of Safety Director

  • Move Rob McKenzie’s “red dot” page over to CSS page

    • Develop protocol for the club to update future “red dots.” Duty of the Safety Director?

  • Review and post Emergency Action Plan.

    • Sign at LZ shade (also at Marshall and Crestline if possible)

    • Post on web site

  • Signage about snake bite danger and what to do if bitten

  • Make new maps

    • Andy Jackson Airpark

    • Crestline Launch

    • Marshall

  • List of XC Hazards

    • Make a rough, wide area map

 

Marshall Launch

 

  • Add info to site protocol. Post at LZ and web site. (Also at Marshall and Crestline?)

    • Drive cautiously on 2N40. Head on collisions possible

    • No spectators allowed in glider setup area unless escorted by pilot?

    • New top landing protocol if necessary

    • Warning about mid-summer-mid-day thermals. Top lunching not recommended, top landing not recommended.

  • Add speed limit signs?

  • Install new and/or refurbish old tie downs. There should still be a bunch of them installed, just need new rope. Rope will have to be maintained. Keep extra in LZ storage box for quick replacement.

    • As of 4-2-17, Chris has gone over the area with a metal detector and found a couple of tie downs. Will need more and also more rope.

  • Review top landing protocol - BOD discussion

  • Signage

    • Warning about possible injury and vehicle damage from crashing gliders

    • No smoking

    • Warning about snakes

    • White X procedure

  • Trim bushes if needed. Probably in late April or so (as of 4-2-17 bushes are ok but will need to be trimmed by June or so)

 

Crestline Launch

 

  • Add info to site protocol. Post at LZ and web site. (Also at Marshall and Crestline?)

    • New rule amendment - No gliders allowed on launch ramp if spectators are on rocks. Pilots must clear spectators before getting to the ramp. No paragliders launching if spectators on rocks

    • New rule - no buzzing spectators on rocks when ridge soaring. Must keep at least 50 ft

    • No top landings if spectators present

    • Info about glide out and bail out LZ

  • Signage

    • No spectators on rocks, posted at rocks and parking area by current sign

    • No smoking in National Forest

    • Snake warning

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  • Trim bushes below launch. Needs to be done as needed maybe twice a year (as of 4-2-17 bushes aren’t bad but should be attended to soon)