Health and Safety Policy of Reading Athletic Club
Athletic Club is committed to a safe environment for all athletes, officials, coaches and volunteers and will promote standards
of health, safety and welfare within athletics and will ensure compliance with all relevant statutory provisions. The Club will ensure that suitable and sufficient risk assessments
are carried out, that procedures and safe systems are implemented in accordance with all current statutory provisions and
that all reasonable and practical measures are taken to avoid risk. Safe practices will be adopted and
continuous improvement will be sought through regular audits and reviews.
This policy together
with arrangements and procedures, will be reviewed regularly and revised and updated as necessary.
Below are a
number of downloadable documents which may be of some use to you, including a guide to track and field competitions for athletes.
Track and Field Rules
Training Protocol for Field Eventers
An Introduction to Athletics Risk Assesment
Risk Assesment For Palmer Park
Endurance Risk Assesment Guide
Off-Site Training Risk Assesment
Athletes Guide to competition and safety
Guide to Track and Field Events
Health & Safety Procedure for Training Activities