HEALTH AND SAFETY
1. GENERAL STATEMENT
The Health and Safety of all our employees, members, guest, clients, customers, patients, contractors, visitors and members of the public, etc. is of paramount importance to Fraserburgh Golf Club.
2. COMPANY RESPONSIBILITIES
Fraserburgh Golf Club will ensure, so far as is reasonably practicable, the health, safety and welfare at work of all employees. It will manage its business in such a way and so far is reasonably practicable that the safety and welfare of persons not employed by Fraserburgh Golf Club are not exposed to risk.
This policy document explains in broad terms, what must be done by everyone within Fraserburgh Golf Club to achieve these objectives.
3. OBJECTIVES AND COMMITMENT
3.1 Our objectives toward fulfilling this policy are to:
* Review and develop these standards continuously and when changes in Legislation, industry practice or technology occur, revise them accordingly.
* Concentrate on the elimination of risks to persons, as a first priority, then on risk reduction, prevention of injury and loss due to damage.
* Identify the health and safety hazards and manage those hazards so that the risks are effectively controlled, in accordance with this Fraserburgh Golf Club policy.
* Work to safety standards, which satisfy our statutory requirements and reflect good industry working practice.
3.2 We our committed to consult with employees on health, safety and welfare issues by:
* Ensuring that our employees are trained to understand and carry out their job responsibilities. This will involve, but will not be limited to, selection, training, re-training, supporting and continuous assessment of employee performance.
* Continually monitoring this policy by auditing and reviewing its effectiveness in the workplace.
4. LEGAL OBLIGATIONS
Fraserburgh Golf Club recognises the legal obligations placed on it by the Health & Safety at Work etc act 1974 and other Statutory Legislation, as may be applicable to our undertaking
Our Health and Safety documentation and records are kept in the Managers office and will be made freely accessible to our employees, members, guests, clients, customers, patients, contractors, visitors, members of the public and persons who may be affected by our operations.
CLUB CODE OF CONDUCT
Fraserburgh Golf Club is committed to providing an environment that is free of discrimination, harassment and intimidation for members, employees and guests.
Members, guests and visitors are all reminded that an acceptable standard of behaviour is expected in all areas of the Club and course, at all times and that upon payment of membership or green fees, all members, guests and visitors have given their consent to be bound by both the restrictions and penalties which may be imposed for any breach of the club’s standards or serious misconduct in failing to meet the standards set in this Code of Conduct.
Members will be liable for any breach committed whether by themselves or their guests.Fraserburgh Golf Club has adopted the following Code of Conduct as a Local Rule:
On the course, all Golfers must:
All players are expected to play in The Spirit of the Game.
Avoid slow play, apply Ready Golf principles and allow other golfers to play through as appropriate.
Maintain a speed of play by keeping up with the group in front.
Adhere to any applicable dress code and local rules of the course.
Demonstrate fair play both on and off the course.
Always follow established golf etiquette such as repairing pitch marks, replacing divots, raking bunkers.
Showing the necessary respect to fellow golfers at all times, which incorporates; no shouting on the course, no misuse of equipment (i.e. throwing clubs in frustration etc.), no aggressive behavior, or the taking of performance enhancing drugs.
Conduct yourself in a sportsmanlike manner and do not knowingly cheat, disrespect employees. Officials or fellow players.
In the clubhouse and/or the Grounds of Fraserburgh Golf Club:Members, guests and visitors are reminded that:
Any form of discrimination, harassment or intimidation is regarded as unacceptable behavior.
Consumption of excessive quantities of alcohol is not permitted by law. Please do not be offended if service is refused.
The use of foul or abusive language such as swearing has no place in the clubhouse and any member heard using unacceptable or offensive language will be asked to either stop or leave the premises.
Where someone is noticed to be consistently using bad language after being warned then their continued membership will be reviewed accordingly.
Smoking or the use of e-cigarettes is not permitted within any of the club buildings.
The taking of illegal substances will incur immediate suspension and loss of membership.
Be considerate towards others when using your Mobile phone in the clubhouse.
Whilst fully acknowledging that adult “banter” contributes to creating a healthy atmosphere among members, these rules are designed to safeguard others who find such banter offensive or intimidating.
This Code of Conduct is not intended to create a bureaucratic, regulatory environment, but rather to promote and enhance our Club’s values.
A person engaging in any behaviour that may be detrimental to the game of golf or Fraserburgh Golf Club is in breach of the code of conduct and should be reported to the Club Captain.
It is in the best interests of the game that such behavior is reported, and all players,members and members of the public are encouraged and have a duty to report such behavior.