Health and Safety

SAFETY HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENT (SHE) POLICY – BSC
OVERALL POLICY STATEMENT
Introduction and Scope

This policy applies to all Burntisland Sailing Club (BSC) functions and activities taking place at the leased site at Forth Place, Burntisland, KY3 9DQ.
The philosophy and ethos applied by this policy ensures that an integrated approach to safety and environmental management is applied throughout all functions and activities, with the aim of providing a safe environment for participants.
Policy

BSC shall:

  • ensure, so as far as reasonably practicable, the health, safety and welfare and to prevent injury and ill health of all club members, visitors and agencies supporting the activities of BSC.
  • ensure, so as far as reasonably practicable, the health, safety and welfare and to prevent injury and ill health of the general public where the area is open to access.
  • communicate to all club members to ensure that they are aware of their individual health and safety obligations and how their actions can influence others.
  • actively encourage participation with SHE engagement to promote a safe culture to reduce risks to all.
  • undertake a regular safety walkround of the leased areas, recording any non-conformances and activating a managed plan to correct any issues.

BSC recognises that continual improvement in SHE standards has positive benefits to all involved with the club. To assist with achieving SHE improvement, a process shall be implemented to set and review SHE objectives.

BSC will maintain a positive and progressive approach to SHE issues. All members of the Board of Directors and Membership of BSC have undertaken a commitment to improving SHE standards by having a considered approach to how their actions influence others and understanding the impact of failures to do so.

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