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Bromley (Kent) District Angling Society

Risk Assessments††††††

General-All venues

Assessor: T T Collyer

Date: February 2017

Assessment No 2

 

Key

Members are advised to carry with them any prescribed medication and any appropriate personal safety equipment. This may include: first aid kit; life jacket, etc.

Emergency: Mobile phone. When there is no signal use 112 code

EVALUATION OF RISK

F= Frequency

 

 

S= Severity

 

 

O= Overall

L= Low: Monitor Situation

 

M= Medium: Plan remedial action

 

H= High: Take immediate action

BY WHOM

 

B= Bailiffs

 

M= Members

 

C= Committee

 

Con= Contractors

 

Bromley (Kent) District Angling Society

Risk Assessments†††††† Sheet 1 rev A

General-All venues

Assessor: T T Collyer

Date: February 2017

Assessment No 2

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ref

Activity

Potential Hazard

People at

Risk

Evaluation of

Risks

Control Measures

Further Action

Required

By

Whom

F

S

O

1

Access

Vehicles

Slips and trips

Low branches

Barbed wire

Steep banks

Uneven/damaged steps

Burrows

 

 

 

Members

Visitors

Guests

L

L

L

1. 10mph on the tracks

2. Wear suitable foot wear

3.Members informed of known hazards in Rule book, Bulletin and Risk Assessments

4.Keep to footpaths and tracks

5. Only carry or push weights that are

within your capabilities and to use

common sense.

6. Do not use tracks or pathways that have become hazardous due to changing weather conditions

1 Report new hazards

 

2.Remedial works to be carried out

3. Only park vehicles inthe

designated area.

4. Committee organised work parties to clear area, branches fallen trees etc.

B/M

 

C/Con

 

 

M

2

Lake/River

Water

Illness via Weilís disease

And other infections

Members/

Guests

M

L

M

1.Awareness and good personal hygiene required.

2.Cuts and wounds must be covered

Immediately

1. Members advised to always keep First a Aid kit with them

M

3

Casting

Common sense and

Angling skills equired of members and guests

Members/

Guests/

public

L

L

L

1. Consider providing safety advise via

bailiffs, at formal meetings and via website

2. Beware of overhead casting near power lines

1. Bailiffs to report dangerous practices to the committee.

B

 

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4

Lake/river

Water: Drowning

Members/

Guests

L

H

M

1. Keep away from bank edge

2.Be aware of bank erosion at your swim

3. Junior should be supervised at all times

4. No fishing from boats allowed

5. Never wade in if alone.

1. Report unsafe bank areas

2.Take extra care in wet

Conditions

3. Consider life belts

or throw lines around the waterís edge

B

All

5

Cooking

Burns and damage to

Property, suffocation.

Members/

Guests

L

L

L

1. Open fires not allowed except at work Parties

2. Be alert at all times. No cooking in

enclosed spaces.

1. Bailiffs to give bank side advice and report dangerous practices to the Committee

B

6

Alcohol/

Drug use

Personal awareness and Control diminished

Members/

Guests

 

L

L

L

1. Bailiffs to report problems to the

Committee or police if more urgent.

1.Advice via website, bulletins and by bailiffs

C/B

 

Bromley (Kent) District Angling Society

Risk Assessments†††††† Sheet 2 rev A

General-All venues

Assessor: T T Collyer

Date: February 2017

Assessment No 2

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ref

Activity

Potential Hazard

People at

Risk

Evaluation of

Risks

Control Measures

Further Action

Required

By

Whom

F

S

O

7.

Physical

Abuse

Poachers, Members,

Guest Anglers and

the public

Members/

Guest and

Particularly

Bailiffs

M

M

M

1. Personal awareness.

1.Co-ordinate the Bailiffs to

work in pairs when conflict is expected especially in the hours of darkness or remote areas

2. Consider approaching the

situation with the police or

Environment Agency.

B

8.

Club Store

See ref: 15.

committee

L

L

L

See ref: 15

See ref: 15

c

9.

Pavilion

See ref: 5

committee

L

L

L

See ref: 5

See ref: 5

c

10.

Bridges

Low handrails

Unsafe handrails

Slippery surface

Deep mud

Members,

Guests,

Public

M

H

H

1. Prohibit use of bridge until repairs or enhancements are carried out

1.Prioritise remedial work and Maintenance of bridge.

C

11.

Driving on

Bridle path

Horses or pedestrians

On path/ access tracks

Members

Guests

Public

L

L

L

1. None at present

1. Consider posting warning

Signs

C

12.

Working

Farms

Livestock and

machinery

Members

Guests

M

H

M

1. Keep to paths and tracks

2. Do not approach farm animals

3. Close all gates

1. Ensure Juniors are supervised at all times.

M

 

 

 

1

Animals

Dog attack

Members

Guests

L

M

L

1. Cannot prohibit dog walkers. Consider reminding Members that dog walkers will be using the site and take care accordingly

1. Where possible exclude dog walkers from the fisheries.

C

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bromley (Kent) District Angling Society

Risk Assessments†††††† Sheet 3 rev A

General-All venues

Assessor: T T Collyer

Date: February 2017

Assessment No 2

 

ref

Activity

Potential Hazard

People at

Risk

Evaluation of

Risks

Control Measures

Further Action

Required

By

Whom

F

S

O

14

Contact

With

Water

Blue/Green Algae

Members

Guests

L

L

L

1. Do not fish in the wind ( an algae scum will form on the shoreline of the swim). Fish with the wind with wind coming over your back

2.Use antibacterial wipes after touching fish nets, or water.

3.Do not eat, drink or smoke unless you thoroughly cleaned your hands first.

4.Although algae scum isnít always harmful Avoid contact with it and the water close to it.

5. Thoroughly clean and dry your nets after use

1.None

 

 

Bromley (Kent) District Angling Society

Risk Assessments†††††† Sheet 4 rev A

Bankside Work Parties

Assessor: T T Collyer

Date: February 2017

Assessment No 2

 

ref

Activity

Potential Hazard

People at

Risk

Evaluation of

Risks

Control Measures

Further Action Required

By

Whom

F

S

O

15

Manual

lifting

Muscle injury, broken or fractured bones

Members/

Officers

L

M

M

Wear appropriate protective clothing.

Do not attempt to lift weights beyond your personal capability, 25kg maximum is the recommendation

All work parties supervised by Society Officers/ Committee Members.

c

16

Use of

hand tools

Cuts

Members/

Officers

L

L

L

Do not use if no previous experience. Basic Guidance given by Committee Members.

Wear appropriate protective clothing.

c

17

Use of

power tools

Serious injury

Members/

Officers

L

H

M

Consider only using trained BDAS members in the use of specific power tools.

Keep certificates up to date

In a register.

c

18

Working

at height

Falls and falling objects

Members/

Officers

L

H

M

Consider using only trained BDAS members to work at heights above ground level and employ trained contractors or members for work at heights excess of 2.5m above ground.

 

c

19

Bonfires

Burns

Members/

Officers

L

M

M

No storage of flammable liquids within

Club stores. Careful positioning of fire

Breaks.

Never leave a fire unattended

c