Health & Safety Policy

HEALTH & SAFETY POLICY STATEMENT: 

Sporting Chance is strongly committed to encouraging everyone to take part, but the health, well-being and safety of each individual is always of paramount concern and ultimately a priority.”

HEALTH & SAFETY POLICY: 

To support the Health & Safety policy statement Sporting Chance is committed to the following duties: 

  • Undertake regular, recorded risk assessment of the premises and all activities undertaken.
  • Create a safe environment by putting health & safety measures in place as identified by the risk assessment.
  • Ensure that all participants are allocated to the appropriate groups by regularly assessing individual age and ability.
  • Ensure that all participants are aware of, understand and follow the club’s health & safety policy.
  • All leaders will be made aware of the health and safety policy and will assist with health and safety responsibilities.
  • Ensure that normal operating procedures and emergency operating procedures are in place and known by all stakeholders.
  • Provide access to adequate first aid facilities, telephone and qualified first aider at all times.
  • Report any injuries or accidents sustained during any activity or whilst on the premises.
  • Ensure that the implementation of the policy is reviewed regularly and monitored for effectiveness. 

AS A PARTICIPANT/CARER OF PARTICIPANT YOU HAVE A DUTY TO: 

  • Take reasonable care for your own health & safety and that of others who may be affected by what you do or not do.
  • Co-operate with Sporting Chance staff members on health & safety issues. 
  • Correctly use all equipment provided / as instructed. 
  • Not interfere with or misuse anything provided for your health, safety or welfare.
  • Ensure you have adequate clothing, footwear, and fluids for each session.
  • Actively encourage and enforce the health and safety policy at all times and where necessary.

HEALTH & SAFETY OFFICER: Spencer Davies

FIRST AID & PPE: Location of first aid facilities: On site at all times; first aid bag. Location of telephones: On site at all times; Camp leaders always carry two mobile phones, one as back up.

QUALIFIED FIRST AIDERS: Spencer Davies, Adam Dyer, Ellys Jones (all Paediatric First Aid trained), Luke Elliott, James Ridgeway, George Windsor, Mark Bailey (all emergency aid trained)

Review DATE: JAN 2021

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