Lihou - Paddock Sports

Reference
Created
Created By
Date Last Reviewed
Last Reviewed By
Next Review Date
053
09/05/2008
Richard Curtis
31/01/2017
Richard Curtis
31/01/2018
Reference
053
Created
09/05/2008
Created By
Richard Curtis
Date Last Reviewed
31/01/2017
Last Reviewed By
Richard Curtis
Next Review Date
31/01/2018
What is the risk
Who Might be Harmed and How
Level of Risk
Control Measures Implemented
Remaining Risk After Controls
Rabbit holes and uneven ground
All participating and supervising persons
Low
  • Hazards pointed out to all and shown
  • Obvious areas of concern highlighted and subsequently avoided
  • Consideration given for the appropriateness of ‘dark hours’ activities on the island with respect the age and abilities of the participants
  • Robust footwear and not flip flops or sandals to be worn
Very Low
Hidden concrete well head
All participating and supervising persons
Low
  • Area of activity to avoid the concrete well head so as to reduce the risk of tripping and injury
  • Well head kept locked and secure
  • Well head identified to all
Very Low
Poisonous or hazardous plant forms
All participating and supervising persons
Medium
  • The island is inspected regularly for any such poisonous or irritating plants to help identify potential problems
  • Only known frequent plant of concern growing on Lihou is Deadly Nightshade (Berries in late summer/early autumn)
Low
Injury caused to other island users
Third party island visitors
Low
  • Activity area clearly visible to others and other island users clearly visible to chosen playing area
  • Activity must ceased briefly if third parties walk through the area of activity
  • Supervisory staff member maintaining an overview of the area and not directly involved with the organisation or participation of the activity
Low
Injury caused by any of the above
All participating and supervising persons
Medium
  • First aider present during activity and in known location/RV point
  • First aid kit situated in the house
  • Eye wash in the house
  • Defibrillator situated in the house
  • Emergency services trained and familiar with the house and island and familiar with both high and low water evacuation should it be required
Low
What is the risk
Rabbit holes and uneven ground
Who Might be Harmed and How
All participating and supervising persons
Level of Risk
Low
Control Measures Implemented
  • Hazards pointed out to all and shown
  • Obvious areas of concern highlighted and subsequently avoided
  • Consideration given for the appropriateness of ‘dark hours’ activities on the island with respect the age and abilities of the participants
  • Robust footwear and not flip flops or sandals to be worn
Remaining Risk After Controls
Very Low
What is the risk
Hidden concrete well head
Who Might be Harmed and How
All participating and supervising persons
Level of Risk
Low
Control Measures Implemented
  • Area of activity to avoid the concrete well head so as to reduce the risk of tripping and injury
  • Well head kept locked and secure
  • Well head identified to all
Remaining Risk After Controls
Very Low
What is the risk
Poisonous or hazardous plant forms
Who Might be Harmed and How
All participating and supervising persons
Level of Risk
Medium
Control Measures Implemented
  • The island is inspected regularly for any such poisonous or irritating plants to help identify potential problems
  • Only known frequent plant of concern growing on Lihou is Deadly Nightshade (Berries in late summer/early autumn)
Remaining Risk After Controls
Low
What is the risk
Injury caused to other island users
Who Might be Harmed and How
Third party island visitors
Level of Risk
Low
Control Measures Implemented
  • Activity area clearly visible to others and other island users clearly visible to chosen playing area
  • Activity must ceased briefly if third parties walk through the area of activity
  • Supervisory staff member maintaining an overview of the area and not directly involved with the organisation or participation of the activity
Remaining Risk After Controls
Low
What is the risk
Injury caused by any of the above
Who Might be Harmed and How
All participating and supervising persons
Level of Risk
Medium
Control Measures Implemented
  • First aider present during activity and in known location/RV point
  • First aid kit situated in the house
  • Eye wash in the house
  • Defibrillator situated in the house
  • Emergency services trained and familiar with the house and island and familiar with both high and low water evacuation should it be required
Remaining Risk After Controls
Low

The risk assessment is a general risk assessment for Lihou Island. It is not exhaustive and should be used in conjunction with a risk assessment written by the user group, making note of any special needs or issues that are specific to that group.

For further information or to comment, please contact the warden on: email – lct@cwgsy.net or call Mobile – 07781 120421 or Answer phone 266294