Our Health & Safety policy sets out how we take reasonable care to ensure the safety, security and well-being of our members and those attending our coaching sessions.
Our policy is to:
- Undertake regular, recorded risk assessments of the club premises and all activities undertaken by the club.
- Create a safe environment by putting health and safety measures in place as identified by the assessment.
- Ensure that all members are aware of, understand and follow this policy.
- Appoint a competent club member to be responsible for health and safety and first aid.
- Ensure that normal operating procedures and emergency operating procedures are in place and known by all members.
- Provide access to adequate first aid facilities, telephone contact of a qualified first aider at all times. All coaches will undertake first aid training.
- Report any injuries or accidents sustained during any club activity or whilst on the club premises.
- Ensure that the implementation of the policy is reviewed regularly and monitored for effectiveness.
AS A CLUB MEMBER / PARTICIPANT IN COACHING SESSIONS YOU HAVE A DUTY TO:
- Take reasonable care for your own health and safety and that of others who may be affected by what you do or not do.
- Dress appropriately for physical activity including wearing suitable non-slip shoes (trainer style preferred).
- Co-operate with the club on health and safety issues.
- Correctly use all equipment provided by the club.
- Not interfere with or misuse anything provided for your health, safety or welfare.
- Bring any potential risks to the attention of the person in charge of the session.
CLUB HEALTH AND SAFETY / FIRST AID OFFICER: (Jonathan Kinna)
FIRST AID: Location of first aid kit: Kitchen of village hall.
QUALIFIED FIRST AIDERS: Jonathan Kinna, John Ormston, Gerry O’Hagan
Jonathan Kinna, Chairperson February 2019 (Reviewed 2020)