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:
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.