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Health and Safety Policy of Reading Athletic Club

Reading 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

Emergency Procedures

Incident/Accident Form