Hazard Description

People stopping on the track

People at Risk

Support Staff

Control Measures

Tell support workers not to stop on the track, advise them of the exit and entrance to the pit stop

Be vigilant and monitor support staff to ensure they don’t stop in the middle of the track

Adults ‘shoogling’ or shaking the handle bars on the side by side bikes

Service users

Tell drivers not to shoogle or shake the handlebars. Monitor and give verbal instruction to not misuse the bikes

Notes

Be Vigilant and monitor support staff

Hazard Description

People stopping on the track

People at Risk

Support Staff

Control Measures

Tell support workers not to stop on the track, advise them of the exit and entrance to the pit stop

Be vigilant and monitor support staff to ensure they don’t stop in the middle of the track

Adults ‘shoogling’ or shaking the handle bars on the side by side bikes

Service users

Tell drivers not to shoogle or shake the handlebars. Monitor and give verbal instruction to not misuse the bikes

Notes

Be Vigilant and monitor support staff

Hazard Description

Collision between users on the track

People at Risk

Users

Team members

Volunteers

Control Measures

Clear instructions on spacing, and control of bike.

Encourage communication with others in the area. Encourage users of the track to be aware of other people and bikes.

Notes

Seat belts have been added to double go-karts and to side by side bikes, ensure that they are used correctly

Hazard Description

Bikes moving at speed

People at Risk

Users

Team members

Volunteers

Control Measures

Instruction to be given on use of bikes and safe speeds. If users continue at high speeds then should be asked to leave the track.

If younger cyclists on track areas can be sectioned off to provide a safer segregated area

Notes

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Hazard Description

Mechanical breakdown

People at Risk

Users

Team members

Volunteers

Control Measures

Bikes maintained adequately for the track.

Bikes to be M-checked before use.

Any repairs or breakages to be reported to the mechanics and the bike taken out of service.

Inform mechanics of any severe collision with other bikes or go-karts.

Notes

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Hazard Description

Bikes moving at speed

People at Risk

Users

Team members

Volunteers

Control Measures

Instruction to be given on use of bikes and safe speeds. If users continue at high speeds then should be asked to leave the track.

If younger cyclists on track areas can be sectioned off to provide a safer segregated area

Notes

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Hazard Description

Medical Emergency

People at Risk

Users

Team members

Volunteers

Control Measures

All core team to be first aid trained.

Emergency procedures in place and all staff made aware of emergency procedures.

All team and volunteers to be made aware of location of first aid kits

Notes

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Hazard Description

Bikes moving at speed

People at Risk

Users

Team members

Volunteers

Control Measures

Instruction to be given on use of bikes and safe speeds. If users continue at high speeds then should be asked to leave the track.

If younger cyclists on track areas can be sectioned off to provide a safer segregated area

Notes

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Hazard Description

Adverse weather conditions

People at Risk

Users

Team members

Volunteers

Control Measures

Team and volunteers appropriately dressed for all weathers.

On hot days, suncream provided and all staff advised to drink plenty of water to avoid dehydration.

All staff given plenty of breaks. Users are advised to appropriate clothing for the weather conditions.

Notes

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Hazard Description

Glass on track

People at Risk

Users

Team members

Volunteers

Control Measures

Users

Team members

Volunteers

Notes

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Templeton Street 
Glasgow, G40 1AT
Tel: 0141 551 8869

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1641 Maryhill Road
Glasgow, G20 0DZ
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