Club Meeting Risk Assessment

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

Date of next review: Sep 2022 Date assessment was carried out: 10 Sep 21

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 covered by mats 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 to take lateral flow test on day of meeting.


Advise members not to attend if test positive or member is otherwise unwell or displaying Covid 19 symptoms as advised from time to time.

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


Hands to be sanitised/washed before entry

In notice convening meeting


In notice convening meeting




Committee members



All members/visitors

Before and during all meetings


Tripping on stairs

Members/visitors with mobility problems

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