AFTER SCHOOL CLUB AND CHILDREN’S ACTIVITIES IN MAIN HALL
|Identify the hazards
|Decide who may be harmed
|Evaluate the risks & decide on precautions
|Worship area with Cables for PA system
|Risk level; medium: trip, disconnection of wires, misuse could cause equipment to become defective and dangerous Make sure cables are collected together, and not a trip hazard, and secured with hazard tape All children not to allowed to use equipment without close supervision No drinks near equipment Screens to be placed in front of worship area at all times when area not in use)
|Consider cable tidy covers Tape cables with hazard stripes
|Speakers at front of hall on stands
|Risk level: high Make sure speakers are attached to wall with securing chains
|Risk level; medium: trip, disconnection of wires, misuse could cause equipment to become defective and dangerous Make sure cables are collected together, and not a trip hazard, and secured with hazard tape All children not to allowed to use equipment without close supervision; No drinks near equipment
|Risk level low: place near walls, out of danger of being tipped over
|Risk level; medium Make sure sockets are fitted with safety covers and young children must not plug in electrical equipment
|Risk level:medium. Cables and electrical equipment . Only authorised users to access the closed off sound desk area. Only one child/ young person to use equipment at any time under supervision.
|Risk level low: fire extinguishers need to be accessible but could be knocked over or set off by young children. Make sure they are not accessed by children .
|Restraining bands needed
|Risk Level low; Avoid glass being smashed by non-use of hard or heavy footballs etc
|Risk level: medium. Make sure chairs are stacked no more than 5. Young children must not be allowed to climb on stacks
|Drink and food spillage in main hall
|Risk level low; Make sure floor is dry before use Make sure all spillages cleared up immediately and warning signs positioned.
|Risk level: high/medium: Kitchen area presents risk of burns from kettle, slipping risk from water on floor and cups could present cutting risk if one was dropped on floor. Make sure young children do not have access to kitchen and older ones must have 1 to 1 supervision when baking/cooking/washing up/using sink Door to kitchen to be kept shut General common sense and care should be sufficient when dealing with hot water and broken cups. Coffee machine to be placed out of reach ie away from front of breakfast bar
|Kitchen door unlockable at present – need to fix. Sign re children in kitchen.