These risk assessments are for your safety.  Please make sure you read them and act on them.

If you are aware of any omissions, please contact the management committee.

 

HAZARD IDENTIFIED: Pool table

Risks to health and safety People at risk and how Measures to manage the risks effectively Residual risk
Manual handling of equipment. Staff and young people. Risk of crushing and other injuries due to lifting of heavy equipment. Tables are on wheels. Only staff allowed to move equipment. Low
Misuse of cues and and balls. Staff, young people. Risk of sustaining bruises or other injuries if games get out of control. Activity only allowed when supervised by staff. Pool cues to be locked in store cupboard when not in used. Code of conduct in place. Low
Dangers of play arguments. Young people could be at risk of physical/verbal assault if games are not well controlled. Activity only allowed when supervised by staff. Code of conduct in place. Young people prevented from attending session if necessary. Low

HAZARD IDENTIFIED:  Table tennis

Risks to health and safety People at risk and how Measures to manage the risks effectively Residual risk
Manual handling of equipment. Staff and young people.  Risk of crushing and other injuries due to lifting of heavy equipment.

Tables in permanent position and not to be moved.

 Low
Misuse of bats and and balls. Staff, young people.  Risk of sustaining bruises or other injuries if games get out 
of control.
Activity only allowed when supervised by staff.  
Bats and balls to be locked in store cupboard when not in used. 
Code of conduct in place.
 Low
Dangers of play arguments. Young people could be at risk of physical/verbal assault if games are not well controlled. Activity only allowed when supervised by staff. Code of conduct in place. Young people prevented from attending session if necessary.      Low

HAZARD IDENTIFIED:  Table football

Risks to health and safety People at risk and how Measures to manage the risks effectively Residual risk
Manual handling of equipment. Staff and young people.  Risk of crushing and other injuries due to lifting of heavy equipment.

Tables in permanent position and not to be moved.

 Low
Misuse. Staff, young people.  Risk of sustaining bruises or other injuries if games get out 
of control.
Activity only allowed when supervised by staff.  
Loose balls from table without cover to be locked in store cupboard when not in used. 
Code of conduct in place.
Low
Dangers of play arguments. Young people could be at risk of physical/verbal assault if games are not well controlled. Activity only allowed when supervised by staff. Code of conduct in place. Young people prevented from attending session if necessary.     Low

HAZARD IDENTIFIED:  Football played on school multi-use games area

Risks to health and safety People at risk and how Measures to manage the risks effectively Residual risk
Misuse of balls in play Staff, young people, people at special risk, e.g. with back problems, pregnant, mobility problems.
Risk of sustaining bruises or other injuries if games get out of control.
Experienced staff supervising activity.  Code of conduct in place.  Low
Slips and Falls Staff, young people are at risk of slipping sustaining strains and potentially fractures. Experienced staff supervising activity.
Inspection of facility before session begins.  
 Low
Dangers of play arguments. Young people could be at risk of physical/verbal assault if games are not well controlled. Experienced staff supervising activity.  Code of conduct in place. Young people prevented from attending session if necessary  Low

HAZARD IDENTIFIED: Computer use

Risks to health and safety People at risk and how Measures to manage the risks effectively Residual risk
Continual use Risk of repetitive strain injury and other musculoskeletal injuries. Time restraints on usage due to length of youth club sessions.  Chairs with good support provided. Low
Sight problems Staff, young people, people at special risk, e.g. people with pre-existing eye conditions.  Risk of temporary eye strain, dry eyes. Time restraints on usage due to length of youth club sessions.  Low
Electrical problems Staff, young people though electric shock. Equipment to be PAT tested annually.  

Low
Cyber bullying Young people and vulnerable adults at risk of stress and distress. Display with advice in computer suite.  Code of conduct in place.  Time spent on computers is supervised. Low

HAZARD IDENTIFIED:  Storing of cleaning material

Risks to health and safety People at risk and how Measures to manage the risks effectively Residual risk
 Fumes, burns, poisoning, inhalation/ingestion, fire. Staff , young people, cleaners, public, persons with respiratory conditions, persons with allergies, persons with existing medical conditions. Cleaning equipment kept in a secure cupboard and in appropriate containers.  Ensure pre-contract checks are done on COSHH assessments when hiring contractors.  Ensure all COSHH assessments are up to date.  Provision of personal protective equipment if appropriate.  Ensure cleaning contractor staff have appropriate training in use of hazardous substances  Low

Checks to be carried out before and after each session.

Before start of session:
Check for broken glass etc., around the exterior of the building.
All members of staff are aware of the location of:
First Aid box (on top of kitchen cupboards)
Incident book (kitchen hung up on wall)
Emergency contact list (on display in office)
The risk assessments appliocable for the session (on this web page)
Names of first aiders known?
All leaders familiar with the evacuation procedure?
Lighting in good order and room temperature is comfortable?
Are all the emergency exits and walk ways clear?
Are all doors for areas out of bounds to young people locked?
Electrical appliances checked for loose wires, broken plugs etc.
All youth club equipment is in good working order and any damaged or broken equipment/furniture been removed?
Have toilets been checked for toilet paper, towels, soap etc?
Fire extinguishers in place.
All non-essential cleaning products locked away.
Damage/faults/cleanliness/slip & trip hazards checked.
All relevant emergency signs are in place and visible
‘Best Before’ dates on tuck stock checked

At end of session

Check building/facilities for signs of damage and report to management committe if necessary.
Fire extinguishers in place.
All equipment is tidied and stored away, reporting to management committee if any item is damage or has gone missing.

What's on

Whats on


Club Sessions (Term Time only)

£1 per session

 

Mondays

5.30 to 7pm Years 5,6 and 7

 

Wednesdays

6.30 to 8.30 pm

Includes outdoor football and more Years 7 to 11

 

Fridays

No Friday club at present.