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Australian Salvation Army officer killed while fundraising

Australian Salvation Army officer killed while fundraising

In a sad reminder of the need to include safety briefings for all involved in public fundraising activities, a Salvation Army officer has been killed while collecting from door to door. Mr Peter Dominish was hit by a car in North Sydney while collecting for the Red Shield appeal.

In a sad reminder of the need to include safety briefings for all involved in public fundraising activities, a Salvation Army officer has been killed while collecting from door to door. Mr Peter Dominish was hit by a car in North Sydney while collecting for the Red Shield appeal. The car reportedly veered off the road before hitting Mr Dominish.

Read Car kills Salvation Army volunteer on doorknock by Joseph Kerr at The Sydney Morning Herald.

Have you reviewed your safety briefings and policies for volunteers and staff? Relevant publications from the UK Fundraising Bookshop include the Good Employment Guide for the Voluntary Sector, and The Health and Safety Handbook. These are listed in the management section of the bookshop.

Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world's first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp.

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