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1 PHOENIX OUTDOOR CENTRE RISK ASSESSMENT FORM GENERAL WATERSPORTS FOR SCHOOLS AND GROUPS Hazard / Risk Priority Action / Risk Control By whom Water Drowning Medium First Aid staff available at all times during opening hours All are supervised (maximum ratio as SOP s) at all times whilst involved in watersports, i.e. on land, and whilst on the water. Participants are briefed about the risks and, where appropriate, given de-limited areas (safe areas, no-go areas, etc.) All, observers and support staff wear buoyancy aids at all times whilst close to the edge of the water All are fully briefed on capsize drills Bacterial contamination Low Briefing provided by the instructor on the importance of leading to irritation of the washing hands after the activity, before eating, drinking, etc. digestive tract Any cuts/grazes should be washed in clean water and covered where appropriate. Algae contamination leading Low Participants are advised to wash soon after the activity and to to irritation of the skin and shower if they have fallen into the water. digestive tract and poisoning Separation from group Medium Instructors to count heads regularly Collisions Collision with rafts, sailing dinghies, windsurfers, kayaks, canoes or the bottom. Participants injured Participants to be briefed on effect of wind, avoidance of overhanging trees and bushes and keeping with their group Medium Group well briefed prior to launching raft on what to do if the craft capsizes All crafts are accompanied by support boat (canoe/kayak or powerboat) and observed by an instructor (max ratio as SOP s). Instructors carry knife capable of cutting any ropes in the event of an emergency. Instructors check the reservoir beforehand to ensure there are no obstructions. reservoir users and others. reservoir reservoir reservoir reservoir 1 P a g e

2 PHOENIX OUTDOOR CENTRE RISK ASSESSMENT FORM GENERAL WATERSPORTS FOR SCHOOLS AND GROUPS Injuries caused by paddle use / booms / raft poles Users instructed to work together to minimize collision impacts. Medium Briefing provided on the dangers of paddles, booms, raft poles All users should demonstrate correct technique and safe handling of equipment. Equipment Equipment checks Low Instructors to check all equipment in use is serviceable for the activity. Participants should be encouraged to check their own equipment to instill a safety ethos Weather Conditions Lightning can cause severe injuries Injury or ill health caused due to exposure to severe weather conditions Hot weather Hyperthermia/sunburn Cold weather Hypothermia All faulty equipment is to be removed from use, identified with a tag and logged into the equipment book Improvised rafts should be checked by the staff in charge of the activity before launching on water and any necessary adjustments made. Low All water activities cancelled or halted during severe weather conditions which include lightning Low Instructors are to ensure appropriate clothing is worn and that are able to change soon after becoming wet/cold. Medium Water users advised to take precautions against overheating/sun. Course users advised to avoid dehydration. A source of cool, clean and potable water in sufficient quantities is provided Staff to advise use of suitable sun protection Medium Participants are to wear clothing or wetsuits appropriate for the prevailing conditions. Mobile phones/radios are to be carried by all instructors Main building is s short distance away from the location All should have a dry change of clothing and spare footwear. reservoir reservoir reservoir reservoir reservoir reservoir 2 P a g e

3 PHOENIX OUTDOOR CENTRE RISK ASSESSMENT FORM GENERAL WATERSPORTS FOR SCHOOLS AND GROUPS Illness From Existing Medical Conditions Users unable to take/access Low Medical questions asked prior to activity their emergency medication resulting in possible life Users unable to take/access their emergency medication resulting in possible life threatening illness threatening illness Trained first aiders on site at all times On land Vehicles Low Ensure all vehicles on site are driven slowly in the compound area and are aware of Centre Users especially when reversing. Ensure vehicles are parked neatly and away from the activity areas with their engines off. Public access Low Brief all youth on stranger danger Brief all on dogs and dog walkers in area Ensure buildings and valuables are locked when not occupied Uneven ground / sharps Low Brief all on uneven ground, high steps, nettles, barbed wire. Maintain slipway and pontoons to avoid trip and slip hazards Fire Low Ensure all are aware of fire drill, emergency exits and Emergency Assembly Point. Ensure all fire alarms, detectors and extinguishers are checked and in good working order Separation from group Medium Instructors to count heads at regular intervals Brief on keeping together and with instructor Catering Low Ensure all are aware of the need to wash hands before eating or drinking Staff to ensure all food preparation surfaces are kept clean and tidy and fridge / cupboards are clean and stocked with food and drink within its eat by date reservoir reservoir reservoir reservoir 3 P a g e

4 PHOENIX OUTDOOR CENTRE RISK ASSESSMENT FORM GENERAL LAND BASED ACTIVITIES FOR SCHOOLS AND GROUPS Hazard / Risk Priority Action / Risk Control By whom Orienteering / Team Building Trips and slips Low Brief all to watch out for mud, puddles, tree roots, uneven ground etc. If you need to get help for an injured companion, mark on the map where the patient is and return to HQ. Climbing / falls from height Low Brief all that none of the orienteering markers are above eye level and there is no need to climb trees, fences or walls. Brief all to be careful on team building equipment and avoid falling off / pushing etc. Water / drowning Low Brief all on the dangers of falling in the reservoir and that no control points are closer than 10m to the water edge. Keep away from the reservoir! Running / injury Low Brief all to be careful when running through wooded areas to avoid collisions with branches and twigs, especially around the eyes and face. Be aware of brambles, nettles and barbed wire fences and wear protective long sleeves and tro Hold pencils carefully to avoid injury in the case of a slip or trip Public access Low Brief all youth on stranger danger Brief all how to behave around dogs and dog walkers in area Brief to be polite to members of the public if they need to communicate with them Separation from group Medium Instructors to count heads regularly Participants to be briefed on finding their way back to POC. Travel downhill to yellow path, generally turn left and walk back to HQ. Do not cross roads or car parks (except access track) P a g e

5 PHOENIX OUTDOOR CENTRE RISK ASSESSMENT FORM GENERAL LAND BASED ACTIVITIES FOR SCHOOLS AND GROUPS In the event of lost participant(s), instructors to be sent out to search using the VHF radios to communicate with HQ and other searchers. Equipment / injuries Medium Briefing provided on the dangers of planks, crates, poles, hooks, ropes All users should demonstrate correct technique and safe handling of equipment. Hold pencils carefully to avoid injury in the case of a slip or trip Equipment Equipment checks Low Instructors to check all equipment in use is serviceable for the activity. Participants should be encouraged to check their own equipment to instil a personal safety ethos All faulty equipment is to be removed from use, identified with a tag and logged into the equipment book Team Building structures should be checked by the staff in charge of the activity before use by the and any necessary adjustments made. Weather Conditions Lightning can cause severe Low All land based activities cancelled or halted during severe injuries weather conditions which include lightning Injury or ill health caused due to exposure to severe weather conditions Hot weather Hyperthermia/sunburn Cold weather Hypothermia Low Instructors are to ensure appropriate clothing is worn and that are able to change soon after becoming wet/cold. Medium Participants advised to take precautions against over-heating / sun. Course users advised to avoid dehydration. A source of cool, clean and potable water in sufficient quantities is provided Staff to advise use of suitable sun protection Medium Participants are to wear clothing appropriate for the prevailing conditions. Mobile phones/radios are to be carried by all instructors Main building is short distance away from the location. 2 P a g e

6 PHOENIX OUTDOOR CENTRE RISK ASSESSMENT FORM GENERAL LAND BASED ACTIVITIES FOR SCHOOLS AND GROUPS All should have a dry change of clothing and spare footwear. Illness From Existing Medical Conditions Users unable to take/access Low Medical questions asked prior to activity their emergency medication Users unable to take/access their emergency medication resulting in possible life resulting in possible life threatening illness threatening illness Trained first aiders on site at all times Buildings and Compound Vehicles Low Ensure all vehicles on site are driven slowly in the compound area and are aware of Centre Users especially when reversing. Ensure vehicles are parked neatly and away from the activity areas with their engines off. Fire Low Ensure all are aware of fire drill, emergency exits and Emergency Assembly Point. Ensure all fire alarms, detectors and extinguishers are checked and in good working order Catering Low Ensure all are aware of the need to wash hands before eating or drinking Staff to ensure all food preparation surfaces are kept clean and tidy and fridge / cupboards are clean and stocked with food and drink within its eat by date Public access Low Ensure buildings and valuables are locked when not occupied 3 P a g e

7 PHOENIX OUTDOOR CENTRE RISK ASSESSMENT FORM OFF-SITE RIVER TRIPS FOR SCHOOLS AND GROUPS Hazard / Risk Priority Action / Risk Control By whom Water Capsizing / Drowning Medium Group well briefed prior to launching on what to do if the craft capsizes Instructors to maintain First Aid qualifications suitable for the activity and to carry a First Aid kit. All are supervised (maximum ratio as SOP s) at all times whilst involved in kayaking / canoeing, i.e. on land, and whilst on the water. Ensure all are at a suitable level of competence for the conditions / grades to be encountered Participants are briefed about the risks and, where appropriate, given de-limited areas (safe areas, no-go areas, etc.) All and instructors wear buoyancy aids and canoe helmets at all times whilst on or close to the edge of the water All are fully briefed on capsize drills Instructors carry a throw line, sharp serrated edged knife, first aid kit, bivvy bag, split paddles and strop, tape or sling and are experienced and trained to use them Instructors to carry mobile phone in waterproof bag with Bacterial contamination leading to irritation of the digestive tract Algae contamination leading to irritation of the skin and digestive tract and poisoning sufficient credit for emergency use. Low Briefing provided by the instructor on the importance of washing hands after the activity, before eating, drinking, etc. Any cuts/grazes should be washed in clean water and covered where appropriate. Low Participants are advised to wash soon after the activity and to shower if they have fallen into the water. river river river Separation from group Medium Instructors to count heads regularly river 1 P a g e

8 PHOENIX OUTDOOR CENTRE RISK ASSESSMENT FORM OFF-SITE RIVER TRIPS FOR SCHOOLS AND GROUPS Participants to be briefed on effect of wind, currents, avoidance of overhanging trees and bushes and keeping with their group Collisions Collision with other river craft, sailing dinghies, windsurfers, Medium All craft are accompanied by support boat (canoe/kayak) and observed by an instructor (max ratio as SOP s). kayaks, canoes or the river bottom. Participants injured Instructors carry knife capable of cutting any ropes in the event of an emergency. Instructors check the river levels and weather forecast beforehand and check where possible UK Rivers Guide Book and local information to ensure passage is clear. Users instructed to work together to minimize collision impacts and what to do in the vicinity of powered craft, locks and weirs. Injuries caused by equipment Medium Briefing provided on the dangers of paddles. All to wear well-fitting canoe helmet on all river trips All users should demonstrate correct technique and safe handling of equipment. Collision with objects Medium Brief how to avoid collisions, read the water features to choose a safe passage, avoid strainers, boulders, undercuts, weirs and drops. Brief how and when to swim defensively and aggressively to self-rescue Equipment Equipment checks Low Instructors to check all equipment in use is serviceable for the activity. Participants should be encouraged to check their own and others equipment to instil a safety ethos All faulty equipment is to be removed from use, identified with a tag and logged into the equipment book Ensure all are properly dressed for the activity, prevailing weather conditions, grade of water etc. and a stock of spare clothing is carried. river river river river 2 P a g e

9 PHOENIX OUTDOOR CENTRE RISK ASSESSMENT FORM OFF-SITE RIVER TRIPS FOR SCHOOLS AND GROUPS Weather Conditions Lightning can cause severe injuries Injury or ill health caused due to exposure to severe weather conditions Hot weather Hyperthermia/sunburn Ensure all equipment and PPE is rinsed in clean water before moving to another water course to avoid contamination by non-native species. Low All water activities cancelled or halted during severe weather conditions which include lightning Low Instructors are to ensure appropriate clothing is worn and that are able to change soon after becoming wet/cold. Medium Water users advised to take precautions against overheating/sun. Course users advised to avoid dehydration. A source of cool, clean and potable water in sufficient quantities is provided Staff to advise use of suitable sun protection Cold Weather Medium Participants are to wear clothing or wetsuits appropriate for the Hypothermia prevailing conditions. Mobile phones/radios are to be carried by all instructors Back-up vehicle is a short distance away from the location All should have a dry change of clothing and spare footwear. Illness From Existing Medical Conditions Users unable to take/access Low Medical questions asked prior to activity their emergency medication Users unable to take/access their emergency medication resulting in possible life resulting in possible life threatening illness threatening illness Trained first aiders on site at all times On land Vehicles Low Ensure all vehicles and trailers are packed safely and all loose equipment is secured firmly to the roof rack or trailer. Ensure all passengers have their own individual seat with seat belt and that any internal luggage does not pose a danger or block emergency exits. river river river river river river 3 P a g e

10 PHOENIX OUTDOOR CENTRE RISK ASSESSMENT FORM OFF-SITE RIVER TRIPS FOR SCHOOLS AND GROUPS Brief on dangers of un-loading vehicles and trailers near other vehicles and roads. Public access Low Brief all youth on stranger danger river Uneven ground / sharps Low Brief all on uneven ground, high steps, nettles, barbed wire, steep banks, high banks etc. river Separation from group Medium Instructors to count heads at regular intervals river Brief on keeping together and with instructor Catering Low Ensure all are aware of the need to wash hands before eating or drinking river Ensure all have sufficient food and drink for the river journey and instructors should carry spare food and water 4 P a g e

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