Gullane Table Tennis Club

A community table tennis club

Health and Safety Policy

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)

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