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PS Health and safety rules

GENERAL

  • All shoes and bags to be left in the entrance area
  • Keep fire exits clear
  • Sit and listen to all instructions during coach explanation time
  • Please use child’s name frequently to help members learn names
  • Siblings are not permitted to spectate or join in unless enrolled into the class
  • Only 1 grown up per child
  • Grown ups must actively participate and supervise their child at all times
  • Grown ups are responsible for their own child’s safety

DRESS

  • Parents please dress appropriately
  • No jewellery should be worn
  • Long hair should be tied up

GENERAL HAZARDS

  • Be aware of trip hazards; cones, hand equipment etc
  • Be aware of uneven surfaces
  • Please discourage uncontrolled running
  • Sitting in “W” position is detrimental for knee and hip development

EQUIPMENT SAFETY

Trampette/vault/track

  • One at a time
  • No adults on equipment
  • Short go’s
  • Encourage to be central

Jumping/landing

  • Always feet first
  • DO not hold arms/wrists

Bars/rings/trapeze

  • Max 10 sec goes
  • Reach with straight arms
  • Support landing by holding stomach and back to ensure landing on feet

Beam/climbing

  • Support at hips never holding wrists or hands
  • Support landing by holding stomach and back to ensure landing on feet

A SAFE GYM IS A HAPPY GYM!

Failure to follow health and safety advice and/or breaches of other club policies will result in disciplinary action and may lead to suspension or exclusion from the club.