Borden Village FC

Health & Safety Policy




Policy Statement


Borden Village FC is committed to high standards of health and safety. It is our policy, as a football club, to maintain these high standards and to encourage all persons associated with the club (including players, managers, coaches, parents together with those persons and supporters of visiting teams) to provide a safe environment for the development of those playing football.




The Clubs Officers, Committee members and team managers/coaches are ultimately responsible for ensuring that the Club’s Health & Safety Policy is implemented and that as far as is reasonably practicable a safe operating environment exists in their areas of operation and activities are conducted in such a manner as to minimize the risk to health and safety.


General Health and Safety Policy


All members and visitors have an obligation to take reasonable care for the health and safety of themselves and other persons who may be affected by their actions and cooperate with the Club to enable any such duty to be complied with. Any hazardous situation should be reported to the Club Secretary who in turn shall advise the Committee.


 The Club will ensure that:


  • Goalposts are erected and maintained in accordance with FA Guidelines
  • All equipment used during training and official matches is well maintained and fit for purpose
  • Hazardous substances are kept in accordance with COSHH Regulations and a review is to be held by the Club Secretary.
  • All ground maintenance equipment is properly maintained and only used by authorized personnel.
  • An electrical survey is carried out at the Playstool pavilion every five years.
  • Each team in the Club will have at least one trained First Aider in attendance at matches. A trained First Aider is defined as a person who has attended a KCFA Training Session or its equivalent in a work place and holds a valid certificate not more than three years old.
  • The Club’s Child Protection Policy and Codes of Conduct are maintained and adhered to.



January 2008