COVID19 AUGUST 2020 UPDATE

21 August, 2020

 

 

Risk Assessment for minimising the Spread of COVID 19 : Walsham Le Willows Football Club

 

Prepared by : Gordon Ross

Date Prepared /Latest Review: 3.8.2020/21.8.2020

Who might be harmed : Players, Officials, Staff,  Spectators and Volunteers

 

 

Date to be Reviewed :3.9.2020 or following Government and FA guidance updates

Area

Controls

Actioned by whom

Action by when

Date completed

Promoting Good hygiene

Signage displayed  clearly directing people to hand washing facilities : signage checked daily

 

Signage on display promoting good hygiene : signage checked daily

 

Disposable hand towels available in toilets where hand dryers not installed

 

Hand sanitising stations available where hand washing facilities not readily available

 

PPE available for those requiring it (i.e. volunteers)

WLW Social Club and Team Managers

3.8.2020

3.8.2020

Cleaning of facilities

High contact touch points cleaned frequently throughout the day; Logs of cleaning kept for 21 days

 

Toilets cleaned regularly

 

Frequent cleaning of work areas and equipment between use

 

Weekly stock check of cleaning products

 

Increased waste bins; emptied regularly

 

Public Health England guidance followed following a positive case reported; Guidance shared with Management

WLW Social Club and Team Managers

3.8.2020

3.8.2020

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Social Distancing and Avoidance of Congestion

Signage provided to ensure people find their destination quickly and directly and highlighting Social Distancing guidelines

 

Frequent reviews of traffic flows to avoid congestion in including one-way systems for “pinch-points”

 

One way system in place (i.e. club house and on entry/exit of the ground) marked with appropriate social distancing markings.

 

Entry to the ground and clubhouse regulated to avoid overcrowding and congestion

 

Perimeter of pitch marked for supporters in accordance with social distancing guidelines

 

Single use doorways to avoid congestion

 

Limited use of toilet facilities to avoid congestion in confined spaces; toilet facilities cleaned regularly

WLW Social Club

24.8.2020

 

Parking

Signage displayed highlighting social distancing guidelines

 

Car parking restrictions to avoid overcrowding and to account for social distancing entry/exit

WLW Social Club

4.8.2020

13.08.2020

Match day arrangements (see match day protocols)

Players, officials and opposing management provided with risk assessment and match day protocols prior to matches

 

Staggered arrival times for teams and officials to avoid congestion

 

Players of both teams asked to arrive at the venue in kit

 

Changing rooms for players and team management – these will not be open and therefore shower facilities not available

 

Changing rooms for match officials – these, along with shower facilities, are open to be used one at a time.

 

Team sheets will be provided electronically where possible

 

Team entry onto the pitch will be staggered to avoid congestion

 

Respect handshake is suspended

 

Water bottles to be named and not shared

 

Social distancing guidelines to be followed before, after and during breaks of play.  Additional seating to also be provided for management, coaching staff and substitutes.

 

Kit to be taken home and washed by those wearing it

 

Access to the stand is restricted; seating limited in accordance to social distancing guidelines

 

Equipment to be cleaned prior to use, half time and at the end of the match (balls, goal posts and corner flags)

 

Technical area to be extended in order to comply with social distancing guidelines

 

Official payments  will be made electronically where possible

WLW FC Team Managers

3.8.2020

3.8.2020

Visitors/players/supporters to the ground

Self assess for COVID 19 symptoms prior to leaving home.  If symptoms exist, follow government guidelines.  The person should not come to the ground.  (Player assessment form)

 

Spectator numbers restricted in accordance to current government and FA guidelines.  Those in attendance must adhere to social distancing guidelines at all times (see above)

 

Signage to be displayed on entry to the ground highlighting COVID 19 symptoms

 

Advance purchasing of season tickets encouraged

WLW FC Team Managers

21.8.2020

21.8.2020

1st Aid / Medical

 

Named 1st aider to be available at all matches and training and be provided with FA COVID 19 1st aid guidance. 

 

1st aider to be provided with and will wear appropriate PPE – following FA COVID 19 1st aid guidance

 

Medication for individual players should be named

 

Where possible, U18 players should be treated by parents.  Where this is not possible, 1st aider may attend to the injury.

 

Records to be kept of all 1st aid incidents

WLW FC Team Managers

3.8.2020

3.8.2020

NHS Test and Trace

Names and contact details will be taken of attendance and retained for 21 days (in line with government guidance)

WLW FC Team Managers

3.8.2020

3.8.2020

Youth participation (up to U18)

Written consent to be obtained from parents to participate in matches – (Player Consent form)

 

Safeguarding policy to be reviewed

WLW FC Team Managers

24.8.2020

 

Travel

Those from the same household can travel together

 

If not from the same household:  hands should be washed immediately before entering and exiting the vehicle; face coverings must be worn; windows must be open for ventilation

WLW FC Team Managers

3.8.2020

3.8.2020

Communication of updated guidance

Updated guidance will be shared via social media and the club website

WLW Social Club, WLW FC Committee

21.8.2020

21.8.2020

Breaches of social distancing guidelines or increased risk of transmission

Those breaching social distancing guidelines or increasing the risk of transmission will be warned.  Should this persist, they will be asked to leave the ground.

COVID Officer

20.8.2020

20.8.2020


 Covid 19 Officer - Seniors - Gordon Ross- Details on Contact Page