Bournemouth FC – COVID 19 Risk Assessment

Hazard Who may be harmed Level Controls to minimise risk Future actions By When
Risk of  transmission – before activity   Players, managers, officials and spectators High Support trace and test system by taking detailed information from all involved at training/matches and all visitors to club. Retain records for 21 days. Ensure all players, officials, volunteers and spectators undergo a self-assessment for covid symptoms prior to leaving home. Car sharing to and from training and matches kept to a minimum, unless in support bubble or same household. Discourage public transport and encourage cycling and walking. If mini- bus required utilise at half the max capacity and masks to be worn during the journey. Vehicles should be sanitised before and after each return journey. Limit the amount of congregation at venue before activity, including arriving to club already changed. Ensure communication and awareness of these measures reinforced through social media, website, coach talks, emails and at matches.

Discuss risk assessment at next committee meeting  
Manager End of August
2020
Risk of transmission – during activity Players, managers, officials and spectators High Appropriate social distancing for all should be maintained during play. Spaced areas for equipment and refreshment storage. Coaching staff and subs should spread out and avoid sharing dug out and benches unless 2-meter distance can be maintained. Spectator groups restricted to 6 people. Provision of hand sanitiser made available for use on arrival in-between play sessions and leaving facility. Regular sanitisation of equipment through provision of antibacterial wipes/ sprays. Team equipment (balls, cones etc.) limited to one group of players at a times and regularly sanitised. No sharing of kit and water bottles and kit to be taken home by each player to avoid cross contamination. Spectators to be advised not to retrieve ball when it goes out of play. Player conduct – no spitting, chewing gum or goal celebrations & no shouting by players or spectators. Physio and/or first aiders to wear facemask and gloves when treating players and thorough sanitisation of hands afterwards.  Share these measures via communication channels and ensure managers/ staff are clear on what is required.

Discuss risk assessment at next committee meeting.

Keep stock of cleaning ppe and sanitiser replenished.
Manager End of August
2020
Risk of transmission – inside facilities (post-match/ hospitality)   Players, staff, spectators, members and visitors to the club High Ensure appropriate social distancing maintained encouraged by; Appropriate signage, posters, one-way system/ separate entrance and exits. No congregation at bar area. Capacity of club to be kept at 50% with appropriate spacing between tables and chairs. Enforcement by staff and managers. Provision of hand sanitiser stations throughout club house and shared surfaces to be disinfected regularly. Changing rooms and toilets to be thoroughly cleaned prior and after games. Provision of masks and gloves for cleaning. Signs and posters to build awareness of good hand washing technique in toilets. Ensure high ventilation by keeping windows and doors opened. Encourage use of contactless payments at bar. Where cash is taken, for example at the gate, gloves will be worn or hand sanitisation rigorously followed. Take contact information for visitors to the club and keep for 21 days. Measures already in place, ensure staff and manager clear on responsibilities.

Discuss risk assessment at next committee meeting  
Staff Ongoing