The Club has adopted the ECB Safe Hands Policy. More information on this policy can be found here: www.ecb.co.uk/ecb/safeguarding-children-and-child-protection/safe-hands/
Stay calm but act swiftly and observe the situation. Is there danger of further injuries?
Listen to what the injured person is saying.
Alert the Coach and/or qualified First Aider who should take appropriate action for minor injuries.
In the event of an injury requiring specialist treatment, call the emergency services – 999.
The telephone number for NHS Direct is: 0845 46 47
Deal with the rest of the group and ensure that they are adequately supervised and safe.
Do not move someone with major injuries. Wait for the emergency medics.
Contact the injured person’s parent / carer / guardian.
Complete an Incident / Accident Report Form.
Nearest hospital for minor injuries is:
Queen Elizabeth II, Howlands, Welwyn Garden City AL7 4HQ. Telephone: 01707 365230
Location: QEII Urgent Care Centre
Nearest hospital for major injuries is:
Lister Hospital, Coreys Mill Lane, Stevenage SG1 4AB. Telephone: 01438 314333
Location: Lister Hospital
All Members and Guests of Welwyn Garden City Cricket Club will: