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Trips, health and safety
Trips, health and safety
Trips, health and safety
Trips, health and safety
Trips, health and safety
Trips, health and safety
Trips, health and safety
Trips, health and safety
Trips, health and safety
Trips, health and safety
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Trips, health and safety

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Information about organising a trip and health & safety

Information about organising a trip and health & safety

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  • 1. Health & Safety Lisette Glanvill Sports Development Coordinator
  • 2. What’s involved? <ul><li>Risk Assessment; Reduce risks </li></ul><ul><li>Trip Registration; Plan properly </li></ul><ul><li>Duty of care; Safety for your club </li></ul><ul><li>First Aid Training; For training & trips </li></ul>
  • 3. When to Risk Assess? <ul><li>A Risk Assessment form is required for ALL club activities including; </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Initiations </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Training sessions </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Matches </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Trips </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Activities organised by “USSU sports club” i.e. fundraising events, freshers fair, local competition etc.. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  • 4. How to assess risk? <ul><li>Highlight any potential HAZARD ; trip, slip, fall, collision </li></ul><ul><li>Who’s at RISK ? </li></ul><ul><li>Identify the impact of any harm or damage - SEVERITY </li></ul><ul><li>-Bruising (Low), Sprains (Medium) or Fatal (High) </li></ul><ul><li>How likely will the HAZARD cause harm? </li></ul><ul><li>Should/could the HAZARD be removed ? </li></ul><ul><li>If NO or immoveable, how can you reduce the RISK ? </li></ul><ul><li>Identify the impact of harm after “reduce risk” in place? </li></ul><ul><li>Is RISK tolerable? </li></ul>
  • 5. Risk Assessment Form   Section 1: Work / Activity Details Section 2: Risk Assessment: Ensure floor is cleaned prior to use. Put up slippery floor hazard signs Activity / Task Being Assessed: Badminton Training Date of Assessment: 10 th September 2008 Assessed by: Lisette Glanvill     WITHOUT CONTROLS   WITH CONTROLS Hazard     Who could be Harmed (List) How Serious could the harm be? L, M, H   How Likely Is It That Harm Will Occur? L, M, H Is Risk Tolerable (YES/NO) If Risk is Not Tolerable what Additional Control Measures are Required? How Serious could the harm be?   How Likely Is It That Harm Will Occur? Is Risk Tolerable (YES/NO)   Hall floor wet   Everyone in hall   Low-Medium   High   No   Low   Unlikely   Yes   Garage door left open   Everyone in hall   Low-Medium   Low   No Ensure the garage door is always shut prior to starting sessions   Low   Unlikely   Yes
  • 6. <ul><li>Once CONTROLS have been identified they MUST be implemented , Duty of Care </li></ul><ul><li>Risk assessments should be recorded & inform all club members of forms, put in prominent place, i.e. website. </li></ul><ul><li>After any accident or incident, you must review your risk assessments & inform USSU. </li></ul><ul><li>Weather conditions can change the risk assessment. Review seasonally if affected by weather conditions. </li></ul>What’s next?
  • 7. Organising a trip <ul><ul><li>Everyone on trip must be a USSU MEMBER – no membership, no trip! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Complete trip registration form available on-line or collect from the Activities office </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Deadline for form 12pm Wednesday BEFORE trip! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Risk assessment form attached </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Outdoor activities; include weather forecast </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>First Aid person present on every trip </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Emergency procedure </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>- On campus ring Security 873333, off campus ring 999. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>- Inform Security of any incidents/accidents </li></ul></ul>
  • 8. What is Duty of Care? <ul><li>Duty of Care determines responsibility and accountability – if you organise it, you have a duty of care to attendees </li></ul><ul><li>USSU apply their Health & Safety policies on clubs </li></ul><ul><li>USSU does have overall responsibility for all activities carried out in it’s name, including all SPORTS CLUBS Activities </li></ul><ul><li>If USSU procedures are not followed through, Club Captain, President or Trip Organiser could be held liable, civilly, criminally or both </li></ul><ul><li>Apply our policies now to start off on the right foot. </li></ul>
  • 9. How to show Duty of Care? <ul><li>These all help you apply good & best practise to all your club activities </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Risk Assessment – visible for all club members </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>First Aid – club has adequate cover </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Club equipment inventory – fit for purpose </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Trip Registration – completed fully & submitted on time </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Ensure all members abide by duty of care </li></ul></ul></ul>
  • 10. First Aid <ul><li>All clubs must have AT LEAST 1 person in team qualified </li></ul><ul><li>1 free days training for an Appointed First Aid person, 3 year qualification </li></ul><ul><li>IF YOU SIGN UP AND DON’T ATTEND, YOU HAVE AGREED TO PAY THE £40 FEE FOR THE COURSE!!!! </li></ul><ul><li>First Aid kits provided, collect & sign out from Activities </li></ul><ul><li>ALL ACCIDENTS/INCIDENTS to be reported regardless of where and when they occur </li></ul><ul><li>Accident/Incident in sports centres – Report to Sports Centre staff, anywhere else on campus – Security 3333/873333 </li></ul><ul><li>Accident/Incident off campus, requiring medical assistance, ring 999 </li></ul>
  • 11. How to stay safe Can you name 5 ways to stay safe this year? Risk Assessment Trip Registration First Aid Duty of care Equipment checks
  • 12. <ul><li>“ We want you to reach all your goals, in a safe environment” </li></ul>

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