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Policy: Slack Lining and Hammock Activities

The following policy provides guidelines for the safety of the campus community regarding the use and placement of hammocks and slack lining on campus. To comply with UWS 18 Conduct on University Lands and improve safety on campus in relation to hammock and slacklining activities.

Slack Lining and Hammock Activities
Responsible University Official(s): Vice Chancellor of Administrative Services.
Policy Owner: Safety and Risk Management.
Policy Contact: Safety and Risk Management Director.


REASON FOR POLICY
The following policy provides guidelines for the safety of the campus community regarding the use and placement of hammocks and slack lining on campus.

SCOPE
Applies to all UW-Platteville property.

BACKGROUND
To comply with UWS 18 Conduct on University Lands and improve safety on campus in relation to hammock and slacklining activities.

DEFINITIONS Participant- anyone that is slack lining or utilizing a hammock on campus.
Slack Lining – activity in which participant walks on a span of nylon webbing tensioned between two anchor points above the ground.
Hammock- sling made of fabric, rope or netting suspended between two anchor points. Used for swinging, sleeping, or resting.

A pdf of this policy is here.



Keywordspolicy;administrative procedure, procedures, hammock, slacklining, slack line,   Doc ID132935
OwnerMelissa G.GroupUW Platt Admin Services
Created2023-11-21 08:50:44Updated2023-11-21 10:45:31
SitesUW Platt Admin Services
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