Health and Safety Policy

COG Youth Services is strongly committed to encouraging our employees/participants to take part, but the health, well-being and safety of each individual is always our paramount concern.


To support our Health & Safety policy statement we are committed to the following duties:

  • Undertake regular, recorded risk assessment of the organisations premises and all activities undertaken by the organisation
  • Create a safe environment by putting health & safety measures in place as identified by the assessment
  • Ensure that all employees are aware of, understand and follow the organisations health & safety policy
  • Appoint a competent employee to assist with health and safety responsibilities
  • Ensure that normal operating procedures and emergency operating procedures are in place and known by all employees
  • Provide access to adequate first aid facilities, telephone and qualified first aider at all times
  • Report any injuries or accidents sustained during any organisation activity or whilst on the organisation premises
  • Ensure that the implementation of the policy is reviewed regularly and monitored for effectiveness.



  • Take reasonable care for your own health & safety and that of others who may be affected by what you do or not do
  • Co-operate with the organisation on health & safety issues
  • Correctly use all equipment provided by the organisation
  • Not interfere with or misuse anything provided for your health, safety or welfare.


Review Date: 17th March 2020