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Orienteering Club

Safety & Welfare Workshop

To provide Event Volunteers with an overview of safety and welfare issues that may arise as a result of staging an Orienteering event.

Tue 22nd Jan 2019

Type of event: Course
Info updated: 09th Dec

Pre Event Info

Venue: Cheadle Hulme School, 18:30 to 21:30

To provide Event Volunteers with an overview of safety and welfare issues that may arise as a result of staging an Orienteering event. To have knowledge of the British Orienteering procedures and policies that exist, practical measures which Event Volunteers can employ to reduce the risks to an acceptable level and what to do in the event of an accident or incident occurring. By the end of this unit you should understand how to:

  • Establish a safe environment for competitors, officials, spectators & members of the public 
  • Establish a working relationship with volunteers, event helpers & others
  • Ensure compliance with the relevant rules & guidelines for the staging of orienteering events

Location

Nearest town: Cheadle

Contacts / Officials

Course tutor: Ian Gilliver

Safety and Risk

A comprehensive risk assessment will have been carried out by the organiser, but participants take part at their own risk and are responsible for their own safety during the event.

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