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- RISK ASSESSMENT MODULE

 Operating during Covid-19 (Coronavirus) Pandemic

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Operating during Covid-19 (Coronavirus) Pandemic

Location of Activity

Ref No.

Rochdale Leisure Centre

Assessors Name 

ROC_4625

QMS/Work Instructions

Date of Assessment

John Matson

10-07-2020

Next Review Date 10-07-2021

Names of Employees Consulted

Pandemic Work Procedure

Hazard Risk Rating

Andy Entwistle

Training/Quali cations Required to Complete this Activity

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Required to Complete this Activity

Nebosh

LOW

none

Legislation, guidance and information used in support of this assessment

Other Risk Assessments Cross Referenced

 Workplace (Health, Safety & Welfare) Regulations, 1992

Potential Risk Rating

none

VERY LOW Potential Harm/Consequence 1

Likelihood That Harm Will Occur

Insigni cant

1

Very Unlikely

2

Minor

2

Unlikely

3

Moderate

3

Possible

4

Major

4

Likely

5

Catastrophic

5

Very Likely

Risk Rating The risk rating indicates the level of response required to be taken when adding actions to the improvement plan (RRP). Ratings between 15 and 25 require an urgent review of existing control measures.

If the Risk Rating is 15 or more and no further control measures are practicable, add the risk to the H&S Risk Register.

Hazard

+

+

1

Who May be Harmed

Category

Lack of information

Current Control Measure in Place

Risk Rating With Current Control Measures In Place

Sample of any Reviewed Control Measures

Very Low Risk 1 - 2

No action required

Low Risk 3 - 6

Monitor

Medium Risk 8- 12

Action required

High Risk 15 - 16

Urgent Action

Critical Risk 20 - 25

Work Must Stop and take immediate action

Additional Control Measures Required

Potential Risk Rating After Additional Control Measures Implemented

Keeping up-to-date with o cial guidance

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1

Add Sample Measure

Please select additional control measure or manual

1x1

1


Sta

Add Description/Detail of how harm is caused

Contractors Customer Adult

National advice regualrly checked by John Matson

 View Files

Government advice and governing body guidance checked by relevant members of SLT

 View Links

Customer Child

+

Category

Access points to premises

Preventing the spread of Covid-19 (Coronavirus) in the building

No restriction of entry and exit points to the premises which reduces the control of persons entering/exiting the building/area

Sta Contractors Customer Adult Customer Child

Suitable locking/closing mechanisms available on non-emergency exit doors

 1x1

1

Social Distancing

Visitors in close contact with other visitors to the facility, incorrect social distancing

Group exercise class capacity reduced by 50%

Contractors

Gym occupancy reduced by 50%

Customer Adult

Pool bather loads reduced by 50%

Visitor

Toilet Tissue

Lack of toilet paper increasing risk of unhygienic hand sanitation

Sta Contractors Customer Adult

Hand Washing Facilities

Lack of hand washing facilities leading to increased risk of spread of bacteria/virus

1x1

1

Add Sample Measure

Government guidance on social distancing followed

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activities paced out in di erent locations to allow distancing

 View Links

Member and sta comms in place

1x1

1

1x1

1

1x1

1

1x1

1

one way systems, tra c lights and signage in place to maintain distancing

Su cient planning with consumables suppliers in place

1x1

1

Add Sample Measure

Please select additional control measure or manual

Hot water and hand soap available at all times  View Files  View Links

Sta

Hand sanitation points provided

Contractors

Hand soap dispensers kept lled

Customer Adult

Paper towels provided

Customer Child

1

 View Links

Customer Child

1x1

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one one entrance door open and controlled by concierge

Sta

Customer Child

Please select additional control measure or manual

Restricted entry/exit on some external doors (not compromising emergency exits)

alarms activated if re doors opened

Add Sample Measure

2x3

6

Hot water system maintained to provide constant supply

fuses removed and extra sanitiser installed

Additional hand sanitation point tted

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foot operated pedal bins in toilet areas relevant signage in place advising of hand washing

2

1x1

1


Door Mechanisms

Contact points on doors / revolving doors creating increased risk of bacteria /virus contamination

Sta

Sensor operated mechanisms in place

Contractors

Robust cleaning regime in place

Customer Adult

Hand sanitation provided on entry/exit

Customer Child

Visitor Access

No restriction on visitor access to public areas increasing potential spread of bacteria/virus contamination

Sta Contractors Customer Adult Customer Child

+

Category

Sta unwell

Customers unwell

arm handles indtalled to prevnt opening doors with hands

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doors that are not re doors propped open

Restricted areas kept locked to prevent unauthorised access

Arm pulls ted to key doors

1x1

1

Add Sample Measure

Phyisal barriers in place to prevent access

1x1

Customers entering the premises with u-like symptoms

Sta Contractors

1

booking only for initial opening areas not is use blocked and locked o

 View Files

meeting rooms not available for bookings

 View Links

Handling sta /customers presenting symptoms whilst in the facility

Sta continuing to work if feeling unwell

arm handles installed

Sta must self-isolate if they feel unwell and have u like symptoms

 2x2

4

sta received covid training

Please select additional control measure or manual

1x1

1

1x1

1

Government guidance followed signage in place advising of symptoms and actions to take before entry

 View Files

concierge at reception trainined and control entry

 View Links

Customer Adult

Customers should be tactfully refused entry and directed to self-isolate and call/email NHS 111

Customer Child

Government guidance followed

2x2

4

sigange on display before entry

Add Sample Measure

Guidance for customers to be distributed

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guidance on the website and on video

 View Links −

+

Category

High risk employees

High Risk Employees (as de ned by government, including those who are pregnant, have underlying health issues, employees over the age of 70 years)

Sta

Government guidance followed

2x1

2

Add Sample Measure

actions for RA to be sent to HR

 1x1

1

Home working arranged as appropriate

Those employees who are at higher risk if contracting Covid-19

Social distancing encouraged HR procedures in place for those unable to work from home and required to isolate as per government guidelines

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sta survey completed −

+

3

Category

Sta behaviour

Sta behaviour

Sta

 1x1

1

Please select additional control measure or manual

1x1

1


sta inductions and training completed

Sta practice social distancing as much as possible

Sta in workplace increasing risk of community transmission

sta training and reinductions completed  View Files  View Links −

Workspace

Poor workspace hygiene leading to increased risk of transferring bacteria/virus

Sta Contractors Customer Adult Customer Child

Information posters, advisory notices and sta training in good hygiene practice and techniques in line with government guidance

1x1

1

Viricidal sprays available for wi[ping down work surfaces and equipment

Add Sample Measure

Please select additional control measure or manual

1x1

1

1x1

1

1x1

1

 View Files

Hand sanitiser available

 View Links

Robust cleaning schedule in place which is monitored sta on recption have individual headsets and keyboards no hot desking and o ce space reduced by 50% capacity

Physical contact

Sta Contractors

Handshaking or other greeting increasing risk of transferring bacteria/virus

Customer Adult Customer Child

Travel

Sta

Travel for business purposes

Handshaking and general close personal greetings are discouraged

1x1

1

Add Sample Measure

Signage and training to be undertaken

Hand washing protocols and hygiene facilities in place  View Files

concierge may wear a viser

 View Links

Business related travel restricted to essential sta only

1x1

1

Add Sample Measure

Please select additional control measure or manual

Video conferencing used for meetings, contact with suppliers, and where necessary, customers  View Files  View Links

Category

+

First Aid

First Aid

Withdrawal of rst aid to a person in need could put their life at risk

Sta

1x1

1

Add Sample Measure

Contractors Customer Adult Customer Child

4

 View Files  View Links

Approach to rescue breaths to be agreed

1x1

1


First aid trained personnel available during opening hours Preservation of life a priority Strict hygiene protocols in place to try to reduce transmission and adhered to sta trained on changes to 1st aid via online platform NPLQ sta trained on changes to RLSS training

CPR

Sta

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) training

Sta displaying u-like symptoms excluded from training

1x1

1

Add Sample Measure

Please select additional control measure or manual

1x1

1

Only compressions practiced during ongoing training  View Files

Compressions and rescue breaths demonstrated during a quali cation course

 View Links

If rescue breaths carried out, then lungs/airways to be replaced and disposed of safely and face and mouth of manikin wiped with disinfectant wipes in between each use and disposed of safely Manikin face thoroughly washed with disinfectant at the end of training session

+

Category

Cleaning Sta

Cleaning and Waste

Reduced levels of cleaning sta available increasing risk of being unable to provide adequate cleaning services

Sta Contractors Customer Adult Customer Child

 Additional multiskilled sta rostered to carry out cleaning tasks

2x1

2

Waste Disposal

Inappropriate disposal of waste, in particular used tissues, increasing the risk of contamination

Sta Contractors Customer Adult Customer Child

Please select additional control measure or manual

1x1

1

Please select additional control measure or manual

1x1

1

Please select additional control measure or manual

1x1

1

Restriction of areas available to sta /public to reduce facilities to be cleaned  View Files

sta trained on new procedures via tool box talks

 View Links

new cleaning schedules completed

training on new procedures delivered

Work instructions in place on disposal of waste in line with government guidance in link below

1x1

1

Add Sample Measure

Personal protective equipment available, including gloves, aprons, face masks  View Files

Waste placed in plastic rubbish bags and tied, then placed immediately in normal secured waste disposal receptacle

 View Links

waste to be kept for 72 hours if con rmed Covid case or disposed as a Categiry B collection

5

Cleaning Practice

1x1

1

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Poor cleaning practice increasing risk of bacterial/viral contamination

Sta

Robust general cleaning schedule in place

Contractors

Cleaning tasks monitored by supervisor

Customer Adult

Additional cleaning programmed for high touch points - including light switches, furniture, handrails, IT equipment, desks, phones, push plates, taps, dispensers, lockers etc.

Customer Child

 View Files  View Links

Government guidelines followed: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid19-decontamination-in-non-healthcaresettings/covid-19-decontamination-in-nonhealthcare settings new cleaning products to ensure sanitisation and disinfecting cleaning products are disposable after use colour coding system to be followed and ata trained

Substances and Equipment

Untrained sta using cleaning substances and equipment

Sta

COSHH assessment for all substances in place

Contractors

Work instruction for tasks in place

Customer Adult

Only sta trained in safe methods and use of substances carry out cleaning tasks, including mechanical cleaning equipment

Customer Child

+

Category

Handling

1x1

1

Category

Facility closure

1x1

Sta

sta trained on new processes and chemicals as part of reinduction to site

 View Links

 Work instructions in place

1x1

1

Add Sample Measure

Please select additional control measure or manual

1x1

Closure of building due to Covid19 infected person having been or suspected to have been in the premises, or insu cient sta to

1

Personal protective equipment provided for handling items if required  View Files  View Links

Business Continuity

1

 View Files

Government guidelines followed: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/guid to-employers-and-businesses-about-covid-19/guid for-employers-and-businesses-on-coronavirus-cov

+

Please select additional control measure or manual

Handling post or packages

Handling post, packages or food

Add Sample Measure

Sta Customer Adult Customer Child

 Minimum sta ng levels identi ed to safely operate. Building closed if such numbers are not available

1x1

1

Flexible emergency rosters introduced to maintain a level of service

Add Sample Measure

Please select additional control measure or manual

1x1

1

Please select additional control measure or manual

1x1

1

 View Files  View Links

Infected person

Deep clean and sanitisation of facility Government advice followed

6

1x1

1


Covid-19 infected person having been or suspected to have been in the premises

Add Sample Measure

Sta Contractors Customer Adult

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Customer Child

Cleaning Provision

Contracted cleaning provision interrupted or discontinued

 View Links

Sta

Business continuity plan in place

Contractors

Sta trained in cleaning tasks

1x1

1

Add Sample Measure

Customer Adult

Please select additional control measure or manual

 View Links

 Revision History

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Comment

Date

rochdalemanager@stitch.com

John Matson

Initial draft completed by Jm

20-06-2020 17:28:45

rochdalemanager@stitch.com

Andrew Entwistle

none

10-07-2020 14:24:32

rochdalemanager@stitch.com

Andrew Entwistle

none

10-07-2020 14:46:53

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