Health and Safety

Health and Safety

Club procedure for Health and Safety.

The following guidelines should be carried out by all Managers and coaches.


  • All players must wear shin guards
  • Is the ball safe (i.e. not damaged)
  • All equipment must be used in accordance with manufacturer’s instructions.
  • Playing and Training Venue
  • Check the pitch, sports hall, all weather surface or field for any obstacle or
  • implement which may cause harm or discomfort to any player, official or spectator.
  • Check the goal posts for security and safety
  • Check that the corner flags are used correctly in matches.
  • Check changing facilities for security and safety
  • Risk Assessment
  • Carry out risk assessment on all venues used
  • First Aid
  • Make sure a qualified first aider is at all training and match venues with a suitable
  • first aid kit
  • An emergency phone should be available

Goal Post Safety

  • Follow FA. Goal post safety guidelines (as per constitution)
By |2018-04-12T16:59:12+01:00February 7th, 2012|Club Information, Health and Safety|0 Comments

About the Author:

I'm a coach of 7 years with FA Level 1, FA Youth Mod 1, FA Youth Mod 2 and Futsal Level 1 badges. My son plays in my team and has just switched from central midfielder to goalkeeper, which he's loving.

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