Competition Risk Assessment For Home Venue


It is the policy of The Club to:


Provide, so far as reasonably practical, safe methods of training, safe training and competing

conditions and a healthy environment assessing the risks inherent in the training and

competing in the sport of Martial Arts and Sambo Wrestling.


There is a clear and legal duty of each and every person, while coaching, training or

competing, to take reasonable care for the health and safety of his or herself and of all other

persons who may be affected by his or her acts or omissions; and to co-operate with the Club

and the Safety Advisors in any way necessary, to enable the Club to perform and comply with

any duty or requirement under the regulations affecting Health & Safety and Welfare. This

will include the use of equipment in a safe manner, and their own personal hygiene.


To be completed in all cases before commencement of competition.


Name, position of person compiling assessment & date:


















Stairways & passageways: Are all stairways and passageways clean and


free of any objects or obstructions? If not, what actions have been taken:






















Fire doors & extinguishers: Are all fire doors closed, and are the appropriate


signs displayed? Are all Fire extinguishers in place and their maintenance


up to date? If not, what actions have been taken:






















Changing areas & showers: Are all areas clean and free from any refuse?


Are there adequate toiletries supplied where necessary? If not, what


actions have been taken?






















Bar area: Is the bar area clean and free from refuse? Are chairs and tables


situated safely? Are there adequate rubbish bins and are they emptied


regularly? If not, what actions have been taken?






















First aid etc: Does the first aid kit contain everything it should? Are  all


relevant record books (accident, attendance etc.) available? If not, what


actions have been taken?






















Electrical equipment: If there are any portable electrical appliances,


have they been tested regularly, and does a visual check show any


signs of deterioration? What actions, if necessary, have been taken?






















Competition area: Is the competition area clean? Are there any objects


around the area that could cause injury? If there are, have they been


protected with adequate soft coverings? Are the edges of the area free


from refuse, empty drink bottles etc? Is there an adequate safety area


for the competitors? If not, what actions have been taken?






















Spectators area: Is there adequate seating for the amount of spectators


expected? Are any necessary signs, prominently displayed? Has a safety


officer been appointed, who if necessary can advise spectators etc?






















Match Officials: Is the an adequate number of competition officials to


ensure the safety of the competitors? Have they been correctly trained?


 If required, do they have adequate levels of insurance? If not,


what actions have been taken?






















Competitors: Do all competitors have their own personal injury


insurance? Do any of them have disabilities you or any of the other


officials should be aware of? Do any actions need to be taken?