I acknowledge that this COVID-19 release of liability form will
be used by the Pacific Crest Trail Association (PCTA) for volunteer activities
in which I choose to participate, and that it will govern my actions and
responsibilities at said volunteer activity.
I waive, release, and discharge from any and all liability,
including but not limited to, liability arising from the negligence or fault of
the entities or person released, for my contracting COVID-19, death,
disability, personal injury, property damage, property theft, or actions of any
kind which may hereafter occur to me including my traveling to and from PCTA
volunteer activities. The following entities or persons include: PCTA staff,
directors, representatives, vendors, sponsors, other volunteers, and owners of
properties where volunteering is taking place.
I hereby assume all of the risks of volunteering, including
by way of example and not limitation, any risks that may arise from negligence
or carelessness on the part of the persons or entities being released, COVID-19
risks associated with contracting COVID-19 from other participants or staff on
the project, or because of their possible liability without fault.
I indemnify, hold harmless, and agree not to sue the
entities or persons referenced above from any and all liabilities or claims
made as a result of volunteering with PCTA, whether caused by the negligence of
release or otherwise.
I acknowledge that this volunteering may involve interaction
with other volunteers and the public who may unknowingly have COVID-19, and may
carry with it the potential for death, and serious injury.
I certify that I:
physically fit and have not been advised to not participate by a qualified
no health-related reasons or problems which preclude my participation in volunteering.
read the CDC guidelines regarding underlying conditions that would put me at
high risk of severe illness and determined my volunteering will not unduly
jeopardize my safety.
complete a COVID-19 self-evaluation before attending any and every volunteer
and am willing to abide by PCTA’s COVID-19 policies, procedures, protocols,
and COVID-19 Risk Assessment.
disclose to PCTA staff exposure to any confirmed cases of COVID-19, or a
confirmed case themselves, within 24 hours of discovery, if that exposure is
within 14 days after a work trip.
I hereby consent to receive medical treatment which may be
deemed advisable in the event of injury, accident, and/or illness during this
activity or event.
I certify that I have read and fully understand this
document and its content. I am aware of risks and concerns related to COVID-19
and that this is a release of liability as well as a contract and I sign it of
my own free will.