Good Practice in Sport
Policies & Risk Assessment
Welsh Rowing risk assessment for rowing activities.
WR Safety Advisor: "All WR affiliated clubs are expected to follow these risk assessments as recommended guidance for rowing activities."
Water Safety Audit
The Water Safety Audit which needs to accompany annual affiliation is available here.
Further guidance on rowing in cold weather
Please find attached guidance from RowSafe about Water Immersion.
The relevant page from Row Safe regarding Risk Assessment in Cold Weather.
The presentation given in February 2008 by Stuart Ward, ARA Safety Adviser is here.
The Child Welfare Officer's details are shown on the Committee page. The officer has placed the following documents on this page for referral and use.
Welsh Rowing is fully committed to the principles of equality of opportunity and is responsible for ensuring that no member, volunteer, employee or job applicant receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of age, gender, disability, race, ethnic origin, nationality, colour, parental or marital status, pregnancy, religious belief, social status, sexual orientation or political belief.
Welsh Rowing will ensure that everyone who wishes has an equal opportunity to participate in the sport of rowing at all levels and in all roles, whether as a beginner, participant, performer, or as a coach, manager, employee, administrator or official.
The Equality Officer's details for contact about equality queries or concerns are shown on the Committee page.
See in Governance for an update to Welsh Rowing procedures from Nov 2009.
This information has recently been published and has clear diagrams of your legal obligations when towing. They note it would be useful to keep a copy with you when towing to help with police officers who may not be fully up to date with "rowing boat exceptions". Document.
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