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Est 1983 - ON PRES: Robin Low

Chichester Hash House Harriers: Risk Assessment

First Aid Kit: With ........................

Hazard Possible outcome / injury including note on severity and likelihood of occurrence Mitigation

In area to be used :

Uneven ground, uneven surfaces, Slopes/ steps, Tree roots/branches, Vegetation (prickly, stinging), Wire / ruined fences, Water (streams and ponds), Mud.

 

Trip hazards, falls - Severity med, likelihood med

Cuts and abrasions - Severity med, likelihood med

Infections from mud or water -  Severity med likelihood low

 

To warn the hashers of all possible hazards

 

Have first aid kit available

 

Wash hands before eating or drinking.

Participants

Existing injuries

 

Disorientation

 

Aggravated injuries and further injury

Severity med, likelihood low

Getting lost - Severity low likelihood low

 

Advise hashers where appropriate short cuts can be taken to avoid hazards which might aggravate.

Hashers to keep an eye on each other.

Other people/activities in area

Leisure users - Horse Riders, dog walkers.

Stock in fields. Occasional traffic

 

 

Threats from horse riders, dog walkers- Severity low, likelihood low

Threats from stock- Severity high likelihood low

Collision with car - Severity high, likelihood low

 

If hazard appears take extra care around horse rider or dog in order to avoid animals panicking.

Warn hashers of any stock in fields and to avoid causing them any panic.

To take care on roads, and hashers to warn other hashers of approaching traffic

Weather

Excessive rain, hail etc

 

 

Severity low, likelihood med

 

 

Have change of clothes at end of run.

 

Examples of hazards with the potential to cause harm

NB: this list is not exhaustive; nor will all these be present. It is given as an aid to the person completing the risk assessment.

 

Area to be used: Outdoors Uneven surfaces

·Slopes/steps

·Slippery surfaces

·Tree roots/branches

·Vegetation (prickly, stinging)

·Wire / ruined fences

 

 

·Walls to be climbed

·Litter (glass, used needles)

·Water (streams, rivers, ponds)

·Cliffs / crags

·Traffic (including road crossings)

·Rail / tram lines

 

 

·Mineshafts / caves

·Military debris

·Ticks

·Wasps

·Mud

Participants:

·Clothing / shoes

·Existing medical conditions

·Unexpected reactions/allergies

·Disorientation

·Tiredness

Other people / activities in area:

·Walking dogs

·Cyclists

·Horse riders

·Forestry operations

·Park maintenance

·Shooting / archery

·Golf

·Cattle

Weather:

·Cold / heat 

·Rain / snow / hail

·Excessive  wind

·Lightning

·Fog


Thanks to Looe & Liskeard Hash House Harriers for this document.
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