Health and Safety Policy


This is the statement of general policy and arrangements for Leek Club Day

Overall and final responsibility for health and safety is that of the Committee of Leek Club Day

Day-to-day responsibility for ensuring this policy is put into practice is delegated to the Organiser

Statement of
general policy
Responsibility of Action / Arrangements
To prevent accidents and cases of event-related ill health and provide adequate control of health and safety risks arising from activities The Committee, Lead Marshals, Procession Marshals and Barrier Marshals Compliance with the guidelines issued for each role
To provide adequate training to ensure volunteers are competent to do their work The Committee Individual Churches and organisations to ensure that competent people are appointed in each role
To engage and consult with volunteers on health and safety issues. Providing adequate guidance, advice and supervision  Organiser and the Committee, assisted by the Police Briefing session on morning of event and comprehensive guidelines
To implement emergency procedures  Organiser Consultation with the Police
Health and safety law posterā€¦ is not required as no employees and no fixed workplace
First-aid box and accident book are located: in each church and with professional first aiders at the event
Accidents and ill health at work reported under RIDDOR: (Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations) 
Not applicable, as not a workplace. Any otherwise reportable incidents will be reported to the appropriate authorities

As Leek Club Day does not employ any staff, a health and safety policy is not a legal requirement.
This policy is based on a template produced by the Health & Safety Executive


This policy and procedures will be reviewed annually.

Agreed by the Committee of Leek Club Day on 27 June 2013 and reviewed most recently in January 2019

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