HEALTH AND SAFETY POLICY FOR VOLUNTEERS

 

Our statement of general policy is:

To provide adequate control of the health and safety risks arising from our fundraising activities

To consult with our volunteers on matters affecting their health and safety

To provide information, instruction and supervision for volunteers;

To ensure all volunteers are competent to do their tasks, and to give them adequate training;

To maintain safe and healthy working conditions for volunteers;

To review and revise this policy as necessary at regular intervals Responsibilities

Day-to-day responsibility in terms of ensuring this policy is put into practice during fundraising events and volunteer-led activities.

Not interfere with anything provided to safeguard their health and safety;

The School Fundraiser Committee will be responsible for ensuring the action required is implemented.

The School Fundraiser Committee will check that the implemented actions have removed/reduced the risks.  

Assessments will be created for every volunteer-led activity and updated for any change in these activities

The Executive Fundraiser will be responsible for ensuring effective maintenance procedures are drawn up and all identified maintenance is implemented.

Any problems found with equipment should be reported to the School Fundraiser immediately.

The Community Fundraiser is responsible for ensuring that our volunteers working at locations under the control of other organisations are given relevant health and safety information when they start volunteering.

Carry out inspections on our first aid kit(s)

The School Executive Fundraiser is responsible for investigating accidents

The School Executive Fundraiser is Responsible for acting on investigation findings to prevent recurrence Emergency procedures – fire and evacuation Escape routes are checked by the School Executive Fundraiser   every time volunteers attend a location of fundraising