Tees Rowing Club The Slipway North Shore Stockton-on-Tees TS18 2NL

Safety Advisor

Iona Macleod

  • Organise and undertake regular audits of club facilities and equipment and ensure that these audits are kept in club records
  • Ensure any actions arising during these audits are communicated with relevant people and completed in a timely manner
  • Ensure the Tees RC Safety Code and other safety documentation are regularly reviewed
  • Communicate any new information to club members via website, email and safety notice board
  • Ensure appropriate safety training is provided including organising regular swim tests and capsize drills
  • Liaise with the equipment manager to ensure that the safety features of boats are inspected at appropriate intervals
  • Ensure that safety equipment is inspected and serviced at appropriate intervals including buoyancy aids, throw lines and first aid kits
  • Liaise with British Rowing and Northern Rowing Council on safety matters
  • Ensure that the British Rowing Incident Reporting system is used and incidents are reported accordingly
  • Report on safety matters to the committee and advise them on appropriate courses of action as necessary
  • Keep club members advised of allocated time slots on the Barrage Reach
  • Produce relevant risk assessments for Tees RC inclusive of competitions hosted by the club
  • Ensure club members understand the importance of safety

  • Ideally has rowed, coached or been an active supporter and thus has experience of the safety issues faced in rowing
  • An understanding of the importance of safety
  • Effective communication skills