Club Meeting Risk Assessment

Storrington Camera Club Assessment carried out by: Norman Kirby and Martin Tomes

Date of next review: Sep 2023 Date assessment was carried out: Sep 2022

What are the hazards?

Who might be harmed and how?

What are you already doing to control the risks?

What further action do you need to take to control the risks?

Who needs to carry out the action?

When is the action needed by?

Use of electrical equipment

Members/visitors electric shock

Users understand electrical safety requirements.

Visual inspection of equipment before use.

Assumption that venue electrical system conforms to regulations




Trailing electric cable

Members/visitors trips or falls

cables are appropriately covered during set up





Members/visitors burns, smoke inhalation, death

Familiarise with venue fire safety procedures including fire exits and muster points





Members burns, scalds, trips and falls

All users to be familiar with operation of kitchen equipment.

Duty personnel to ensure limited access to kitchen


Avoid congestion when equipment is being used


Duty personnel


During use

Covid 19

Members/visitors risk of infection

Follow venue requirements as regards mask wearing and cleaning

Advise members not to attend if unwell or displaying Covid 19 symptoms as advised from time to time.

Use common sense with mask wearing in confined spaces.

Cleaning of used surfaces to be arranged at end of meeting.

Hands to be sanitised/washed before entry.

In notice convening meeting


Committee members

All members/visitors

Before and during all meetings

Tripping on stairs Members/visitors with mobility problems Check that a lift is available

Advise members/visitors affected to use lift.

Ensure familiarity with lift operation

In notice convening meeting
Committee members

Before meetings

At start of season and on appointment mid-season


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