KIRK DEIGHTON RANGERS JUNIOR FOOTBALL CLUB
HEALTH AND SAFETY POLICY
Kirk Deighton Rangers Junior Football Club is committed to achieving high
standards in the management of Health and Safety in all of their activities.
To this end, the Club shall:
- Take all reasonably practical steps to provide and maintain for all
members and opponents a safe and healthy environment in which to play
- Ensure that its activities do not put at risk the health and safety of its
members, opponents and the general public.
The Club encourages all members to play safely and will provide such
information, instruction, training and supervision as is reasonably necessary to
enable them to do so.
All teams within the Club shall adopt these principles and comply with any legal
It is the continuing responsibility of the Club Management Committee to ensure
that the policy is implemented as far as is reasonably practical by:
- Providing and maintaining places for playing football (and training) that
are safe and without risk to health, together with adequate arrangements
and facilities for first aid;
- Providing adequate instruction, training, information and supervision to
ensure that all Team Managers and Assistants are aware of their
responsibilities for health and safety, including the provision of first aid
- Using risk assessment techniques in order to minimise exposure to risk;
- Providing equipment appropriate to the activities of the Club, protecting
against residual risk.
Whilst overall responsibility for this policy rests with the Club Management
Committee, it will be implemented by individual Team Managers and their
Assistants. All cases of significant health and safety risk or incidents shall be
reported by the appropriate Team Manager to the Club Management Committee,
who will investigate the matter whenever appropriate to do so.
Rod Clifton (Chairman)
9th January 2007