Covid-19 risk assessment

Assessment carried out by: Ioe Sheridan

Date assessment was carried out: 24/08/2020

Location / activity Hazards (COVID 19), hazardous event (Transmitting virus/ Becoming ill) Affected population Actions to control the risks Who should carry out the action When the safety precautions should be put in place
The hallway

Entering site

Transmitting virus via contacting surfaces and airborne particles Everyone who enters the site ·  Provide hand sanitizer kept by the door

·  Put up a notice to remind to sanitize/ wash hands

·  Remind participants to keep their distance when arriving

·  Inform all participants of sanitary provision in advance

Ruth Pugh

(Class teacher)

 

Ioe Sheridan

(Organiser)

 

At the start of the term

 

On-going

 

Times new users have joined

 

The class room (hall)

Dancing during the class

 

Transmitting virus via airborne particles

 

Everyone who attends the classes

 

 

(Keeping distance and reducing contacts)

·  Reduce the number of people attending the classes

·  Widen the classroom space by removing the waiting room area

·  Remove the facility for carers or siblings waiting inside the building

·  Keep 2m space between attendants, whenever we can

·  Keep the attendants in small, consistent group as much as possible

·  Make sure all the adults wear a face mask if  attending the class to support their children (for the toddler class)

·  Inform all participants of expected behaviours in advance

(Reducing contacts with equipment and props)

·  Wipe the equipment used in class at regular intervals

·  Advise all participants to bring their own props instead of sharing them

·  Clean any frequently touched surfaces at regular intervals

(Ventilation)

·  Make sure to ventilate the space as much as possible

Toilets within the venue

 

Using toilets

Transmitting virus via contact surfaces and airborne particles

 

People who use the toilet on site ·  Encourage participants to visit the toilet before leaving their house so the toilets on site are only used for emergency

·  Advise participants to always leave some distance if they do use the toilet on site

·  Make sure that no more than two people use each suite of toilets at one time

·  Remove shared towel to avoid virus transmitting through it

·  Inform all participants of expected behaviours in advance

·  Frequently touched surfaces will be cleaned at regular intervals

Attending the class Symptomatic person attending class Everyone who attends the classes ·  Make sure the members of our community do NOT attend the class, if they (or someone they live with) has developed symptoms of COVID-19

·  Make sure the members of our community do NOT attend the class, if they (or someone they live with) have been advised by NHS Test & Trace as ‘a close contact’ to isolate at home

·  Make sure the staff are healthy and follow the same rules as above

·  Advise all participants to follow these rules strictly