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To make explicit the procedures in regard to:
- First Aid Provision
- Dealing with an accident/incident (including use of accident forms)
- Risk Assessments
- Safety guidelines for cricket
- The club has 5 First Aid kits all kept in cupboard above the sink in the pavilion clearly marked with the words "First Aid" and a green horizontal /vertical cross.
- There is one large permanent First Aid Kit that should stay in the pavilion.
- The 4 numbered â€œmobileâ€œ kits are for use of coaches on away games and should be signed in and out on the sheet on the inside of cupboard door.
- First Aid kits will be inspected on the first Saturday of each month as part of the Risk Assessment procedures to ensure they are fully stocked.
- It is our policy wherever practical to ensure all coaches have an up to date Emergency First Aid certificate
- All coaches to delete their name from the coaching roster when they are not available so that the H & S officer can check a week before hand to ensure that there is sufficient First Aid cover. (All coaches who are First Aid trained will have a cross beside their name)
Dealing With an Accident or Incident
- Stay calm but act swiftly and observe the situation. Is there danger of further injuries?
- If there is need to evacuate the premises, on Saturday morning or during a Junior match everyone to assemble on the square and group/team coaches to take a roll to assess that everyone is present.
- In case of an accident listen to what the injured person is saying.
- Alert the First Aider who should take appropriate action for minor injuries.
- In the event of an injury requiring specialist treatment, call the emergency services.
- Deal with the rest of the group and ensure that they are adequately supervised.
- Do not move someone with major injuries. Wait for the emergency medics.
- Contact the injured person's parent/carer.
- Complete an incident/accident report form which is located in the First Aid cupboard. This information to be shared with the childâ€™s parent/carer and they should sign the Accident Record as proof that they have been informed.
- All accidents should be recorded in the Accident Record book where blood has been drawn or a child has had to withdraw from normal activities for any period of time.
Stoke Mandeville Hospital A & E: 01296 315000
John Hampden Surgery, Great Missenden 01494 890900
If you are unable to get a mobile signal you can phone from the Public Telephone. Turn left into Ballinger Road. It is situated 130 metres along on the right.
- The nominated Health and Safety Officer will carry out a Risk Assessment on the first Saturday of every month during the cricket season. This will be carried out during the coaching session to ensure all guidelines are being adhered to.
- The Risk Assessment will include an inspection of the First Aid Kits to ensure they contain all the correct materials.
- The H & S Officer will present the completed form to the Head Coach who will act on any areas of concern.
- The Form with details of any remedial action taken will then be forwarded to the Club Secretary for filing.
- The clubs nominated Health and Safety Officer is SARAH MACIVER
Cricket Safety Guidelines
- The Club will always adhere to ECB guidelines in respect of Helmets, Fast bowling directives and proximity of fielders to batters.
- All coaching will be carried out with due regard to health and safety of the participants. Coaches should follow guidelines as laid out in the ECB
- A notice saying "All U18's must wear a helmet when batting against a hard ball at all times" will