Members sometimes request to be loaned HSBNE assets, this policy outlines what happens when they do.

Human Version

Rules Version

  1. By Default, HSBNE does not Loan Assets

    1. In normal circumstances, HSBNE does not loan assets.
  2. Special Requests

    1. Members may make special request for exception to be loaned an asset.
    2. The decision is made by, in order: Team Lead for the asset; Executive
    3. Loans must be documented by a signed Loan Agreement, uploaded as pdf to the asset register
      1. Executive must make available a loan agreement template
      2. Loan agreement defacto includes:
        1. Item to be returned in same or better condition
        2. Borrower to pay to return item to state when loaned
        3. Where asset value is in excess of $500, a bond must be paid
    4. Loans must be tracked by the asset register ‘check out’ feature
    5. Asset must be thoroughly documented with pictures or video upon leaving and reacceptance
    6. Loaned asset can only be reaccepted by person who approved loan, or in their absense, executive member
      1. Loaned assets must be explicitly accepted
      2. Any bonds or other conditions will be executed in a timely fashion upon reacception.
  3. Loans for Maintenance

    1. Team Members may make request to take an asset off site for the purposes of maintenance or upgrade.
    2. Team Leads or Executive may approve this.
    3. If it is the Team Lead requesting approval, they must get approval from Executive.
    4. The asset will have a maintenance action opened on it in the asset manager that details
      1. Who approved it
      2. What maintenance or upgrades are expected to happen
      3. When the asset is expected to return
    5. The asset will be checked out in the asset register to the team member while it is offsite
    6. There is no requirement for a bond
    7. It is the approvers responsibility to ensure the item is returned by the loanee in a timely manner
      1. Returned items must be explicitly accepted by approver or in their absense, executive member.
  4. Loans for HSBNE Projects

    1. Loans may be made under the rules of 3: Loans for Maintenance where a member needs an item offsite in order to progress a project for HSBNE’s interests.
      1. The maintenance log will be used to detail the reason/project that the item is offsite, instead of expected maintenance.