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Participant Liability Release Form

Please read carefully.

I acknowledge and state the following: I have chosen to travel and perform disaster clean-up work.

I understand that this work entails a risk of physical injury and often involves hard physical labor, heavy lifting and other strenuous activity, and that some activities may take place other than on ground level. I certify that I am in good health and physically able to perform this type of work.

I understand that I am engaging in this project at my own risk. I assume all risk and responsibility as well as related costs and expenses for any damage or injury to my property or any personal injury, which I may sustain while involved in this project.

I understand the need for confidentiality and will not discuss, photograph or otherwise disclose identifying information about the occupants of the house I am working in without prior permission from the volunteer coordinator and the family. This includes any reference to names, addresses, or other identifiable information.

By my signature, for myself, my estate, and my heirs, I release, discharge, indemnify and forever hold Lutheran Social Services of South Dakota, together with their officers, agents, servants, volunteers and employees, harmless from any and all causes of action arising from my participation in this project, including travel or lodging associated therewith, or any damages which may be caused by their own negligence.

I have read the above statement, understand the information and agree.