Risk Assessment – Action taken re:opening of Club  following lockdown (Covid 19)  2020

Current government guidance and social distancing to apply at all times.
Reviewed 10th May 2021 by Ruth Lockwood and Mark Carter

LocationActivityRisk BeforeActionRisk After
Back / Front Car ParkParking carLOWMembers and visitors to the Club advised to adhere to current social distancing advice whilst walking across the car park.
Reviewed 10/05/21 to continue / no change Reviewed 21/07/21 to continue / no change
LOW
Car ParkTicket MachineHIGHMembers and visitors to the Club advised to wash their hands on entry to Club and make use of hand gel. Reviewed 10/05/21 to continue /no change . Reviewed 21/07/21 to continue /no change LOW
Front GardenDrinking / SocialisingMEDIUM3/ Front garden Drinking and socialising MEDIUM Maximise use of outdoor space. Adhere to current social distancing advice. Advise Members re. service provision for front garden. Reviewed 10/05/21 to continue /no change Reviewed 21/07/21 no change LOWLOW
Front PorchSmokingHIGHNo smoking in proximity of front door. Utilise other outside areas away from entry and exit points. Reviewed 10/05/21 to continue/no change. Reviewed 21/07/21 to continue/no changeLOW
Front DoorEntering / ExitingMEDIUMMembers and visitors to the Club advised to adhere to current social distancing advice and to be alert for others entering and exiting the building. No lingering at front door. Front door handles to be cleaned as usual. If busy cleaned more frequently. Members and visitors to the Club to be advised to wash their hands on entry to Club and make use of hand gel. Reviewed 10/05/21 to continue /no change. Reviewed 21/07/21 to continue /no change LOW
LobbyEntering / ExitingMEDIUMMembers and visitors to the Club advised to adhere to current social distancing advice and to be alert for others entering and exiting the building and wait in hallway. Reviewed 10/05/21 to continue /no change.Reviewed 21/07/21 to continue /no change LOW
Ladies ToiletHanging coatsMEDIUMClose the middle cubicle and middle wash hand basin. Arrange thorough cleaning of door handles, sanitary ware etc. No more than 2 ladies to use facilities at any one time Sign on main door to indicate if 2 people in Ladies please wait outside. Hand gel available Reviewed 10/05/21 to continue /no change . Reviewed 21/07/21 to continue /no change LOW
Gents ToiletHanging CoatsMEDIUMEnsure thorough cleaning of door handles and sanitary ware. Ensure hand gel available. Only 3 urinals to be open and 2 wash hand basins. No more than 2 gents to use facilities at any one time. Sign on main door to indicate if 2 people in Gents please wait outside. Hand gel available Reviewed 10/05/21 to continue /no change. Reviewed 21/07/21 to continue /no change LOW
Inner HallSocialising / Reading NoticesHIGHMembers and visitors to the Club should be advised to adhere to current social distancing advice and not to linger in this area, to be alert to others entering and exiting the building and wait for area to clear. Reviewed 10/05/21 Members to avoid passing in the doorways. Tables 1-9 entry and exit through usual door. Tables 10-15 entry and exit through “side door”. Reviewed 21/07/21 remove door requirement and advise Members to be alert to others LOW
StairsGoing to high floorHIGHStairs to be closed to all but the Steward and his wife and those working in the Secretary’s office. Reviewed 10/05/21 to continue /no change Reviewed 21/07/21 to continue /no change LOW
Secretary OfficeAdmin & Cash HandlingHIGHSecretary to arrange to work from home or in the upper lounge when treasurer has to work in office. Treasurer to arrange to work from home whenever possible. Provide hand gel and advise to wash hands frequently Advise Members that they will not be allowed to go upstairs to the first floor Advise Treasurer to wash hands after handling cash and encourage cashless payment - see 23. Reviewed 10/05/21 to continue /no change. Reviewed 21/07/21 to continue /no change LOW
Upper LoungesLOWReviewed 10/05/21 To remain closed except when otherwise booked and agreed Reviewed 21/07/21 to continue /no change LOW
Snooker Room & barPlaying Snooker & DrinkingHIGHProvide wipes for cleaning snooker cues, balls etc after game. Remove all cues except 4. Snooker balls through bottle washer each evening Hand gel to be made available. To remain 2 metres away from bar when ordering drinks and wait for bar person to step away before getting drink. Members and visitors to the Club should be advised to adhere to current social distancing advice. Reviewed 10/05/21 Tables 1-4 will be in use Snooker players to wear face masks when not playing and moving about the Club. Reviewed 21/07/21 All tables open when required. Snooker players encouraged to wear masks when not playing LOW
Alexander LoungeEntry & ExitHIGHRemove tables/chairs around entry/exit doors and middle of lounge to enable social distancing. Make hand gel available. Reviewed 10/05/21 Members to avoid passing in the doorways. Tables 1-9 entry and exit through usual door. Tables 10-15 entry and exit through “side door” Reviewed 21/07/21 door requirement removed, Members to be alert to others. LOW
Drinking/ socialisingHIGHFloor area in front of bar marked with tape at 2 metres distance away from bar. Reviewed 10/05 Members to remain seated and wait for bar person to take their order and serve drinks. No-one to stand or sit by bar. Staff to wear face masks when serving. Reviewed 21/07/21 bar sales to re-commence , staff to be encouraged to wear face masks when serving at table or when requested to do so by Member.LOW
TablesHIGHTables will be laid out to ensure social distancing. Members should sit in maximum of six or two households at one table. Reviewed 10/05/21 Reviewed 21/07/21 table layout to remain the same however no max /household requirement LOW
EatingHIGHReviewed 10/05/21 Food order taken by member of staff at table. Sent electronically to the kitchen. Food will be served at the table. Staff will wear face masks Pre-booking essential for eat in and take away Individual sachets of salt and pepper and other condiments. Reviewed 21/07/21 Bar sales resume staff to be encouraged to wear face masks when serving at table or when requested to do so by Member.LOW
Sunday LunchHIGHReviewed 10/05/21 Buffet – Members to order food and drink whilst sat at their table. All served to them at table. Take away available - members to book in advance for sit down and take away. Booking essential Reviewed 21/07/21 – Bar sales re-commence/ table service for food to continue LOW
Thursday CarveryHIGHReviewed 10/05/21 Thursday carvery temporarily suspended until further notice. LOW
Quizzes / Draws / GamesHIGHTables 2 metres apart. Reviewed 10/05 Teams sitting at one table may be up to six members. More than six members have to be from only two households. Meat draw – winner will indicate left or right and meat will be selected by host. Reviewed 21/07/21no number / household restrictions will apply LOW
Ladies NightHIGHRevised 10/05/21. Ensure numbers are not too great to enable social distancing Sit at tables which will be 2 metres apart. One table may seat up to six members. More than six members must be from only two households. Reviewed 21/07/21 no restrictions will apply LOW
BarServing drinksHIGHThere is not enough room behind the bar for social distancing. Only one person behind the bar at any one time. Reviewed 10/05/21 If more staff required face masks must be worn When serving drinks the bottom of the glass will be held by bar staff. Reviewed 21/07/21 no restrictions will apply LOW
PaymentHIGHMembers to be temporarily allowed to have a tab during a single visit to the Club (not to be carried forward to the next visit) Encourage payment by card (including contactless) by temporarily removing lower limit for card payments . Cash payments will remain permissible. Reviewed 10/05/21 to continue. Reviewed 21/07/21 LOW
Mon to Wed EveningHIGHOne member of staff only required serving behind bar. Social distancing applies Reviewed 10/05/21 to continue. Reviewed 21/07/21 – no longer necessary LOW
KitchenFood PreparationHIGHOne member of staff only. Reviewed 10/05/21 Reviewed 21/07/21 – no longer necessary LOW
Washing UpHIGHWashing up relocated to kitchen. Miles will wash up with Andrea’s help when necessary. . Reviewed 10/05/21 to continue . reviewed 21/07/21 to continue LOW
DeliveriesHIGHAll to be made to the back door. Reviewed 10/05/21 to continue reviewed 21/07/21 to continueLOW
BuildingCleaningHIGHReviewed 10/05/21. The cleaner to be placed on flexible furlough and returned to work in stages as and when the work warrants. Reviewed 21/07/21 contract cleaning now in place LOW
Room HireHIGHWhile social distancing/ govt guidance applies these will be considered on a case by case basis. Reviewed 10/05/21 to continue. Reviewed 21/07/21 no govt guidelines in place. Customers will need to let us know if they have covid symptoms and will be encouraged to comply with social distancing. HIGH
GuestsHIGHWill be welcome. To follow same procedure and social distancing rules as Members Reviewed 10/05/21 to continue. reviewed 21/07/21 to continue LOW
AGM 2020HIGHDeferred. To be reviewed by Committee To be discussed at next Committee meeting 27.05.21. AGM for 2020 and 2021 now scheduled for 27/07/21LOW

 

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