Bassetlaw Trampoline Club

Supporting Future Champions

Hazard and Identified Risk(s)

Precautions To Be Taken To Minimise Risk(s) Trampoline Equipment“Setting Up”(Risk of Injury) please ask for training (adults) if you wish to help.

Putting out (Setting up) Equipment: Only trained persons are to put out the trampoline equipment.  This training must have been carried out by A TUTOR Coach, or, a coach qualified at Level 2 or above.

Non qualified persons must only work under the full direction of a qualified coach (Level 2 or above).

Only use equipment that has been inspected and known to be safe.(At Bassetlaw TC, Equipment is checked, maintained and certified each year as being ‘fit for purpose’).

Trampoline Equipment“Putting Away”(Risk of Injury).

Putting away (Packing down) Equipment: Only trained persons are to close (pack down) the trampoline equipment. This training must have been carried out by A TUTOR Coach, or, a coach qualified at Level 2 or above. Non qualified persons must only work under the full direction of a qualified coach (Level 2 or above).

Trampoline Gymnastics(Risk of Injury): Sessions must be run by Fully Qualified (British Gymnastics – certificates awarded) or a Member of Staff with an up-to-date Teachers Award.  Pupils and Staff must be aware that permitted skills are limited by level of qualification held by the coach.

Non registered coaches (students) or Level One coach (assistant)  is not permitted to organise external visits (ie to a Gymnastics Centre, without the permission of the Head Coach and the parents.  Parents must be fully awere of the training exercises, the training needs, the type of equipment and the level of coach qualification for any such external event.

It is policy that coaches should not coach above their qualification level unless under mentorship and guidance of a more senior coach.

Somersaults must only be performed when a level 2 qualified coach is present (or above).

Assistant coaches must not coach Somersaults unless a more snr coach is on site.

Coaches must be First Aid trained and fully understand their role, limitations and functions.  If any injury is suspected, as serious, e.g. concussion, neck, spinal, broken limbs or other, then:

*DO NOT MOVE CASULALTY.

*FOLLOW EMERGENCY FIRST AID PROCEDURES AND ONLY ONE PERSON SHOULD CALL 999 AND ASK FOR AMBULANCE.

*WHEN IN DOUBT, TREAT ANY INJURY AS POTENTIALLY SERIOUS.<br>*ALL HEAD AND NECK INJURIES SHOULD BE TREATED AS SERIOUS.

*Log and report all injuries.

To prevent injury Pupils must:

ALWAYS

1. Follow the Trampoline Code of Points/rules.

2. Follow all local/college rules.

3. Follow Coaches Instructions.

4. Keep to normal PROGRESSIONS.

5. Perform the duties of a Spotter.

6. Dress appropriately for the sport (no jewellery).

7. Read and apply ‘THE SAFETY  RULES’ as published on the Sports Hall wall and the web site.

8.  Never go under the trampoline.

9.  Never bounce without spotters.

10. Must have the required “Pre-requisits” (check with Coach) before attempting more difficult skills.

11. Check for unsafe actions and behaviour and do not get into acts/games of daring.

12.  Do not use mobile electronic devices near the trampolines, these items serve to distract.

13. Do not use Flash Photography

12. Keep Fit:  Never let your fitness levels drop.  Unfit performers do tend to injure themselves.  Never attempt skills that are above your fitness levels.  Get fit, attend training, stay safe.  Avoid missing sessions from your regular training pattern, else fitness (physical or mental)  levels will drop and you will increase your risk of injury.  Injuries can happen if you increase your level of difficulty without increasing your level of fitness.

13.  Record fitness training session (runs, Gym sessions, exercise) in your log books.  

14.  Please remember to  turn up for training 'ON TIME' else you miss the warm-ups and these are important aspects to  training.  Do not bounce without "warming up".

15.  Never use the Trampolines without a Coach.

16.  Trampoline shoes or socks must be worn for all training.

17.  No Horseplay or fooling around near the trampolines

18.  Avoid landing on the End Decks or pads.

19.  Always use Safety Mats, spotter with mat, while working on the trampoline with new progressions and skills.

20.  Do not, double bounce on the trampolines.

21.  Do not wear jewellery, during warm-ups or while training/competing.

22.  Finger Nails should be short and trimmed.

23.  Dismount in the correct manner - safe - do not jump off the trampoline.

24.  Check that others are working within these safety rules.

25.  Parents and visitors should not distract a performer or coaches during sessions else this may lead to a distraction of a performer.

26.  Members of the club are expected to assist other club members with packing away Mats, end deck mats after each session.

27.  Members that have disputes, with other members, need to talk to our Welfare Officer.  Failure to resolve individual disputes will result in both parties leaving the club.

 

CHILD PROTECTION POLICY STATEMENT

The Bassetlaw Trampoline Club is committed to ensuring that those working with children and vulnerable adults adopt best practice to ensure the health, safety and welfare of the participants and staff.

The club will endeavour to promote the highest standards of care for all members, staff and officials by:

• The adoption of the BG Health, Safety and Welfare guidelines.

• The adoption of the BG guidelines for the Protection of Children and Vulnerable adults.

• The appointment of a Welfare Officer (Child Protection Officer) to whom grievances or complaints can be made confidentially.

• Ensuring that staff are suitably trained in Child Protection and Health, Safety and Welfare issues.

• Ensuring that coaches and officials have been screened to confirm their suitability to work with children. Where appropriate this will include Criminal Record Bureau disclosure.

• Ensuring that best coaching practice guidelines are followed at all times.

• Ensuring that grievances or complaints are dealt with promptly and in accordance with the grievance procedures.

• Ensuring that a minimum of two responsible adults are present at all training

sessions or events.

• Ensuring that the participants and/or parents are aware of the purpose of videoing, filming or photography during training or events.

• Having a zero tolerance level of poor practice, bullying or any potential form of abuse.

• Unregistered (not Qualified to level 2 standards) Coaches must not take children to any unplanned event, recreational or competitive.

• All members of BTC Coaching Staff will avoid placing any child into the "at risk" category and must make the environment "as safe as possible" when relating to a progression or task.

 

This is to confirm that BTC, has adopted the British Gymnastics Child Protection policy. Bassetlaw Trampoline Club (BTC) has a duty of care to safeguard all children involved in BTC activity from harm. All children have a right to protection, and the needs of disabled children and others who may be particularly vulnerable must be taken into account. BTC will ensure the safety and protection of all children involved in BTC through adherence to the Child

Protection guidelines adopted.  A child is defined as a person under the age of 18 (The Children Act 1989).

 

EQUITY POLICY STATEMENT

The Bassetlaw Trampoline Club is committed to exemplary standards of conduct through the principles of equity and good moral and ethical frameworks.  The club will encourage individuals from all communities to become involved at all levels of participation, coaching, officiating and management.

 

The Club Committee that will enforce this policy.

 

The club will ensure that all members and staff adhere to the following equity principles:

• All persons must respect the rights, dignity and worth of every human being.

• All individuals must be treated fairly and equally regardless of gender, age, ethnic origin, religion or political persuasion or disability.

• Equity must permeate throughout strategic and development plans.

• An equal professional service will be provided for all participants and discrimination through race, gender or disability will not be tolerated.

• Sexual and racial harassment and discrimination will be prohibited.

This is to confirm that BTC has adopted the British Gymnastics Equity policy.

Bassetlaw Trampoline Club is committed to ensuring that equity is incorporated across all aspects of its development. In doing so it acknowledges and adopts the following Sport England definition of sports equity:

Sports equity is about fairness in sport, equality of access, recognising inequalities and taking steps to address them. It is about changing the culture and structure of sport to ensure it becomes equally accessible to everyone in society.

 

Bassetlaw Trampoline Club respects the rights, dignity and worth of every person and will treat everyone equally within the context of their sport, regardless of age, ability, gender, race, ethnicity, religious belief, sexuality or social/economic status.

Bassetlaw Trampoline Club is committed to everyone having the right to enjoy their sport in an environment free from threat of intimidation, harassment and abuse from other members, other parents or coaching staff/Managers.

 

All Bassetlaw Trampoline Club members have a responsibility to oppose discriminatory behaviour and promote equality of opportunity.

 

The Bassetlaw Trampoline Club will deal with any incidence of discriminatory behaviour seriously this includs the making of false statements about others.

 

All Bassetlaw Trampoline Club members have a responsibility to oppose discriminatory behaviour and promote equality of opportunity.

The Bassetlaw Trampoline Club will deal with any incidence of discriminatory behaviour seriously and will be discussed at committee meetings.

 

Ray Bevan

Chair

Bassetlaw Trampoline Club

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