HEALTH & SAFETY POLICY
The Club accepts responsibility within the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and the Management and Safety at Work Regulations 1992 and as amended by subsequent legislation; the safety, health and well being of staff, officials, and members.
The club recognises its responsibilities with regard to fire and safety precautions and the provision of first aid facilities.
The club's formal policy, together with legislation, imposes on staff and officials, a duty to take all reasonable care for their own safety and the safety of other members and visitors. It is the responsibility of the members to bring to the attention of the staff/officials anything that they consider to be a hazard to health or safety.
The instructions on fire precautions should be followed upon by all members and officials. Do not stop to collect personal possessions. Do not re-enter the building. Report to the appropriate assembly point, and it is the responsibility of the club officials to ensure that fire precaution and safety standards are maintained at all times.
The club's policy on smoking consists of restrictions and guidelines that are based on the needs of health, safety and the comfort of fellow members.
Accident and Safety Procedures
Public notices and copies for officials and members referring to health and safety are a legal requirement.
Procedures should be in place for the regular inspection of all the premises as well as usual equipment checklists.
Equipment and Facility Checklists
It is the responsibility of the club officials to provide and maintain a safe facility. A safety checklist for both equipment and building and will be carried out by a designated person.