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Health And Safety Policy

Pat Benson Community Sports Foundation Limited

“Pat Benson Community Sports foundation is strongly committed to encouraging our members to take part, but the health, well-being and safety of each individual is always our paramount concern. We recommend levels of training dependent on age and ability and expect our members to participate within these boundaries.”
  • Undertake regular, recorded risk assessment of the Academy premises and all activities undertaken by the club.

  • Create a safe environment by putting health and safety measures in place as identified by the assessment.
  • Ensure that all staff members are given the appropriate level of training andcompetition by regularly assessing individual ability depending on age, maturity and development.
  • Ensure that all staff members are aware of, understand and follow the academy’s health and safety policy.
  • Appoint a competent staff member to assist with health and safety responsibilities.
  • Ensure that normal operating procedures and emergency operating procedures are in place and known by all staff members.
  • Provide access to adequate first aid facilities, telephone and qualified first aider at all times.
  • Report any injuries or accidents sustained during any academy activity or whilst on the academy’s premises.
  • Ensure that the implementation of the policy is reviewed regularly and monitored for effectiveness.

As an academy member you have a duty to:
  • Take reasonable care for your own health and safety and that of others who may be affected by what you do or not do.
  • Co-operate with the academy on health and safety issues.
  • Correctly use all equipment provided by the academy.
  • Not interfere with or misuse anything provided for your health, safety or welfare.

Academy Health & Safety

Officer: Marcus Mcintosh

First Aid: First aid facilities are kept in three location in and around the club (reception area, main training area of the academy and the room located at the rear of the property.

Location of telephones:
1. PBBA reception area
2. Main staff office

Qualified First Aiders:
1. Marcus McIntosh
2. Paddy Benson
3. Bradley Savage