Rutherglen Glencairn Football Club


Health and Safety Policy

Rutherglen Glencairn Football Club

Health and Safety Policy



Rutherglen Glencairn Football Club (“The Club”) is a member of the West of Scotland Football League.

The Club is committed to safeguarding the Health and Safety of all personnel. This document is designed to describe The Club’s Health and Safety Policy.


Health & Safety Policy Including First Aid

General Policy                    

It is the policy of Rutherglen Glencairn Football Club to take all reasonable and practicable steps to safeguard the Health and Safety and welfare of all employees at work and to protect all other persons against hazards to Health or Safety arising out of The Club’s activities.

The co-operation of every member of The Club is necessary in promoting this policy and in ensuring that the standard of health and safety which is achieved is always at least equal and preferably above the standards set by the Health and Safety at Work Act and the regulations made under it.

It is the policy of Rutherglen Glencairn Football Club that ALL of our internal workplaces are smoke-free and all employees have a right to work in a smoke-free environment. The Club has a separate Smoking Policy document.


First Aid Structure

The executive responsibility for implementing this policy rests with The Club’s Executive Committee, which delegates the responsibility to The Club’s certified First Aid team These are personnel within The Club that have had formal Sports Injury training.

In addition, it is the statutory duty of every employee at all times to take reasonable care for the Health and Safety of themselves and all others who may be affected by their actions.



Advice on matters of Health and Safety is given to The Club by the Health and Safety Executive and available from “The Guide to Safety at Sports Grounds”. Additional advice if necessary may also be received or requested from the Scottish Ambulance Service.


Accident Book

An Accident Book is maintained in The Club’s stadium. With the exception of injuries sustained on the field of play, all accidents or injuries sustained whilst on club business must be recorded in the Accident Book.


Document Control

Mandatory Review Date (To be reviewed and published annually).

Reviewed On 6th December 2021

Next Review Date:    6th December 2022


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