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1. Policy - Health & Safety

Health & Safety

Saffron Walden RFC is strongly committed in encouraging our members to train hard and compete, but the health, well-being and safety of each individual is always our paramount concern.

To support our Health & Safety policy statement we are committed to the following duties:

Undertake regular, recorded risk assessment of the club premises and all activities undertaken by the club.
Create a safe environment by putting health & safety measures in place as identified by the assessment.
Ensure that all members are given the appropriate level of training and competition by regularly assessing individual ability dependant on age, maturity and development.
Ensure that all members are aware of, understand and follow the club’s health & safety policy.
Appoint a competent club member to assist with health and safety responsibilities.
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 and qualified first aider at all times.
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.

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 the club on health & safety issues
Correctly use all equipment provided by the club
Not interfere with or misuse anything provided for your health, safety or welfare

Location of first aid facilities:
coaches squad kit bags, store room, bar and kitchen area

Location of telephone:
on wall, side of bar area