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Health & Safety

•Karen Pickering SWIM will follow the pool’s Written Operating Procedures and abide by the conditions of hire for that particular pool.

•All teachers will be STA or ASA qualified, where necessary hold a lifesaving qualification, hold a current CRB certificate and be working towards their license.

•All teachers will be aware of child protection procedures, pool procedures, the pool risk assessment and any other apropriate Health & Safety regualtions .

•Karen Pickering SWIM will be adhering to ASA guidelines for the ratio of swimmers to teachers.

•A first aid kit will be provided at every pool and all accidents will be reported to the relevant person at that pool.

•The Karen Pickering SWIM Foundation child protection policy will be used for all teachers working for Karen Pickering SWIM & KPSF.

•Pool rules will be followed and equipment used will be checked & stored correctly.

•Karen Pickering SWIM will notify the relevant person of any water clarity problems but will not be responsible for the testing of the water.

•Parents/guardians will follow the pool’s policies on footwear around poolside and food and drink (other than in plastic bottles) will not be permitted on poolside.

•Karen Pickering SWIM will adhere to all other Health & Safety requirements laid out by the pool provider.

•Karen Pickering SWIM will have Public Liability Insurance.