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An Identification Badge with RCH lanyard or Authorised Visitor Badge must be worn by all staff and authorised visitors at all times on RCH premises. This is an important aspect of organisational security as RCH operates 24 hours a day, 7 days per week with access to staff and visitors at any time.
In keeping with this procedure, access to Departments' keys and facilities will be refused if identification is not worn.
All staff and all authorized visitors on RCH premises are responsible for:
The Department Manager is responsible that all staff in his/ her area of responsibility or invited visitors wear a valid and clearly visible identification badge at all times.
Human Resources is responsible for checking identification, issuing an identification badge to all staff and authorized visitors and keeping identification badge requests for RCH employees on their personnel file.
is a plasticised badge with a RCH, Murdoch Children's Research Institute, logo or visiting design as appropriate. The identification badge will display the employee's photo and state the employee's name, position title, department employed and employee number. An identification badge for staff employed in a fixed term capacity will include an end date.
is to attach the identification badge onto and hangs around the employee's neck. Lanyards are colour coded and have RCH and employee group specific text printed.
means all staff employed or engaged by RCH including employees on fixed term or ongoing contracts, casual staff, external agency staff and contractors deployed at RCH, students and volunteers. It also includes MCRI (Murdoch Children's Research Institute) staff, students, volunteers and visiting staff.
applies to university staff affiliated with RCH and guests invited by RCH staff who are requested to be at RCH premises, but excludes patients and persons related to patients.
is regarded as a driver's licence, passport or birth certificate. For the purpose of replacing an identification badge, the presentation of an old identification badge will be sufficient as identification.
External staff and authorised visitors