Policies & Procedures

The Club’s Executive Committee acknowledges its responsibilities under legislation to safeguard, so far is reasonably practicable, the health, safety and welfare of those using the club’s facilities, participating in sailing events, and attending activities organised by the Club, both onshore and afloat. The Club’s Executive Committee also recognises and accepts the responsibility to provide and maintain safe working conditions and a healthy environment for its employees. This is described in the Warsash Sailing Club Health and Safety Policy document.

In order to meet the Club’s health and safety obligations, the Commodore has issued the Club’s Health and Safety Policy Statement which calls up the following individual policy documents and forms approved by the Executive Committee, that apply within WSC:

Accidents and First AidHS100 – First Aid
Fire SafetyHS101 – Fire Safety, drills and handling a fire
HS101A- Fire Emergency Action Plan
Fire Drills and Building Evacuation Summary
Moving and HandlingHS102 – Moving and Handling
COSSHHS103 – Care of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSSH)
Risk AssessmentHS104 – Risk Assessment
Hot WorkHS105 – Hot Work
Accident / Incident ReportingHS106 – Incidents, Accidents and near miss incidents
Contractors ArrangementsHS107 – Contractors Arrangements
Electrical SafetyHS108 – Electrical Safety
SailingHS109 – Afloat Activities
Accident or Injury Report FormSF100
Hot Work PermitSF101
Immediate Action/Reporting Schematic
Risk Assessment FormSF1000

In addition the executive committee has issued a Health and Safety Summary document that highlights key Health and Safety responsibilities within the club.

Other Policies

Safeguarding Policy

Web Privacy Policy (for anyone visiting our site)

Data Privacy Policy (available to members only)

These documents are subject to version control and it is intended that they be improved incrementally with use and experience. Please refer any queries, deficiencies or suggested improvements the Honorary Secretary