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Sterling Hill Super Dig 2012

 

Sat. April 23rd

Rain or Shine!

9 AM to 11 PM

 

 

Insurance Information

Insurance required to participate at the Sterling Hill Super Dig.

In order to participate in the Super Dig, you MUST be covered by accident/medical AND liability insurance.
You will have the appropriate insurance coverage IF (A., B., C. or D):


A.


        1. you are a member of Sterling Hill Mining Museum
OR
        2. you are a member of the Delaware Valley Earth Science Society (DVESS)
OR
        3. you are a member of Franklin-Ogdensburg Mineralogical Society (FOMS)

                                                                                                                                                                                                          IF you are NOT a member of one of these three, THEN you may be covered if
B.


        1. you are a member of a club which is affiliated with the Eastern Federation of Mineralogical and Lapidary Societies (EFMLS)
AND
        2. your EFMLS-affiliated club has designated the Sterling Hill Super Dig an official field trip of the club
AND
        3. your club has announced the Super Dig Field Trip in its newsletter
AND
        4. you bring a copy of the newsletter AND your membership card with you to the Super Dig AND show them when you register onsite


IF neither A. nor B. applies THEN
C.


        1. IF you are a member of a club affiliated with another Regional Federation of the the American Federation of Mineralogical Societies
AND
        2. your club carries insurance equivalent to EFMLS insurance AND has designated the Sterling Hill Super Dig an official field trip of the club
AND
        3. your club has announced the Super Dig Field Trip in its newsletter
AND
        4. you bring a copy of the newsletter AND your membership card with you to the Dig AND show them when you Register onsite


IF neither A., B., nor C. applies THEN
D.

         You MUST join Sterling Hill Mining Museum or DVESS or FOMS in order to have the appropriate insurance coverage.



CLARIFICATION:
Homeowners insurance and vehicle insurance are not acceptable substitutes.
Everyone attending the Dig MUST sign-in onsite (even if you have registered on www.UVworld.org); at that time you will sign the necessary Release Form* and you will
be assigned a number which will apply to your Tally when you Weigh Out or Check Out.
Everyone attending the Dig MUST Check Out prior to leaving the event for safety purposes.

* The “waiver and release from liability” releases the Delaware Valley Earth Science Society, Inc., its officers, trustees, and members, and the owners, lessees, and operators of Sterling Hill Mining Museum, and any other co-sponsors and volunteers from any and all liability due to injury, fatal or otherwise, or property loss, personal or otherwise, incurred during the sponsored field trip to the Sterling Hill Mining Museum Super Dig, Ogdensburg, NJ.

** To ensure you are covered, you can simply join the Sterling Hill Mining Museum at any membership level by mail (preferred) or at the museum shop on the day of the event. This will ensure coverage by the group insurance policy.  Details of the Sterling Hill Mining Museum membership can be found on our membership page.


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