Belsay Hall Croquet Club

 

 


  

BHCC - RISK ASSESSMENTS —
This list of 19 to be reviewed and accepted by playing members.










RATING

Low


Medium


Low


Low

PREVENTATIVE ACTION




 

REVIEW DATE 
April 2019




April 2019

                               

   Low Be aware of position on court Do not walk backwards without looking April 2019 4-Tripping over corner flag Injury through falling Low Be aware of position on court Do not walk backwards without looking Remove corner flag if it causes obstruction whilst playing April 2019 5-Tripping over yard peg Injury through falling Low Be aware of position on court. Do not walk backwards without looking Remove yard peg if it is obstructing play Redesign yard pegs to remove hazard April 2019 6-Slipping on grass bank at south side of courts Injury through falling High Use provided ‘low slope’ ramps for access to court April 2019 7-Slipping on grass court Injury through falling Low Exercise care on wet grass – do not run or turn suddenly April 2019 8-Fitting hoops into ground holes Injury to hand(s) Medium Insert hoop into pre-formed holes & firm with mallet April 2019 BHCC - RISK ASSESSMENTS —This list of 19 to be reviewed and accepted by playing members. 12-Carrying croquet balls Dropping balls & injuring feet Low Do not attempt to carry too many balls in hands Always use ball carriers provided when carrying balls from storage area to court(s) April 2019 13-Use of plastic (clothes peg) clips HAZARD Flying off & hitting vulnerable parts of player when hoop struck with ball/mallet. RISK Low H/M/L Use (more secure) metal clips on hoops PREVENTATIVE ACTION April 2019 14-Slipping on gazebo or croquet hut floor particularly when shoes are wet Injury through falling Medium Take extra care when standing on wet wooden thresholds of gazebo and hut (or when shoes are wet from wet grass) Approach thresholds directly and not from an angle April 2019 15-Chair(s) falling off gazebo platform Injury through falling off unstable chair Medium Make sure when positioning chairs in gazebo they are well in from the edge of the platform Be aware when sitting down or standing up not to move a chair backwards over the platform edge April 2019 16-Burning from ultra-violet radiation. (Sun’s rays) Burning of skin and risk of skin cancer through over exposure to sun’s rays Medium Use adequate protective clothing and/or sun cream April 2019 17-Wounds from plant spines & thorns Plant sap allergies Medium Care to be taken when recovering balls hit off the courts Avoid bare skin touching any planting that can cause allergic reactions April 2019 18-Tripping over newly sown grass protection canes Injury through falling and possibly hitting side of gazebo or hut Medium Extra care to be taken around newly sown grassed areas April 2019 19-Tripping over mallet Injury through stumbling or falling Medium Care to be taken whilst moving with mallet(s). Particularly when moving quickly. April 2019

 
HAZARD RISK RATING PREVENTATIVE
ACTION
REVIEW
DATE
1-Striking a croquet ball with a mallet Others: Injury through hitting people on or off court with a croquet ball
Self: Injury to feet or ankles (or chest/chin)
LOW


MEDIUM
Be aware of people in line of stroke

Give verbal warning
April 2019
2-Striking self or other players/ spectators with a croquet mallet  Others: Injury through hitting people on or off court with a croquet mallet
Self: Injury through hitting if mallet slips out of hands 
LOW


MEDIUM
Always use correct stance and ‘test’ swing of mallet if likelihood of self injury. Be aware of people nearby at all times
Do not swing mallet aimlessly around ;
April 2019
3-Tripping over hoop. Injury through falling        
Hedley Parker
7-6,7-3 
     
Hedley
Parker 
     
David
Knowles
David Knowles Hedley Parker
7-5, 5-7, 7-4 
   
  Hedley Parker
5-7,7-6,7-6 
 
Bye   Robert Nixon
7-4 7-4 
   
Robert
Nixon
       
Robert Nixon
7-4 3-7 7-4 
     
Daphne
Turner
v      
Brenda
Johnson
Brenda Johnson      
v      
Bye        
Jacquie
Errington 
       
Jacquie Errington
7-5, 7-3 Now withdrawn 
     
Liz
Parker 
v      
Tony
Turner
Tony Turner  Tony Turner W/O     
  Eric Nixon
w/o 
 
Bye   Eric Nixon
6-7, 7-5, 7-3 
   
Eric
Nixon
       
Eric Nixon
3-7, 7-3, 7-4 
     
Val
Knowles
v      
Sue
Caygill
Sue Caygilll      
       
Bye       Eric Nixon
7-5, 7-4 
    PROCESS   
Derek
Johnson 
      David Knowles
7-4, 7-4 
Derek Johnson
5-7,7-2,7-5 
     
Tony
Turner 
v      
Daphne
Turner 
Daphne Turner Derek Johnson
7-5,7-6 
   
  David Knowles
7-3,4-7,7-1
 
Bye   David Knowles W/O     
David
Knowles
       
David Knowles
3-7, 7-3, 7-3 
     
Val
Knowles
v      
Jacquie
Errington
Jacquie Errington
Now withdrawn 
     
v      
Bye        
Hedley
Parker 
       
Eric Nixon
7-6, 5-7, 7-3 
     
Eric
Nixon 
v      
Brenda
Johnson
Brenda Johnson Brenda Johnson
7-6, 7-1
Brenda Johnson
7-5, 7-3
 
     
Bye   Sue Caygill
7-2, 7-6 
   
Robert
Nixon
       
Sue Caygill
5-7 7-3 7-6 
     
Sue
Caygill
v      
Liz
Parker
Liz Parker       
       
Bye