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Equipment Frequency of check What is being checked Basketball nets Before use If they're loose- The ring Football nets Before use The goal posts Swimming pool Before use Chlorine level Diving board Before use Loose screws football Before use Stitching Canteen hygiene Before use Food poisoning weights Before use Tighten bolts Toilet hygiene Before use Clean toilet Badminton nets Before use Net is secure Hockey nets Before use Net is secure Loose lights Before use Smashed covers Damaged Windows Before use Good quality windows Tennis nets Before use Net is secure Unstable roof Before use The roof Poolside Before use Glass or water My centre makes these tests to ensure all our customers are happy and no one is injured. All these checks are done to make everything safe and pleasant to use. Risk assessment We also offer 5-a side football games in my sport centre and this is a risk assessment of football. Activity or area Hazard People at risk Likelihood of accident (1-5) ...read more.

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8-14 = medium chance of an accident happening. 15-25 = High chance of an accident happening. Squash. There are many injuries in squash e.g. when someone runs into the wall or when they get a injure they're foot or any other part of the body. We had a recent injury when someone had hit they're racket on their head while trying to play an overhead shot. There are also environmental injuries in squash, for example when the floor is wet and you trip over and injure yourself. There is a way to stop this clean up the floor after every person has been. There are also acute injuries when you haven't warmed up properly. There is also impact injury an example of this is when you collide with the wall. You can also get shin splints in squash by running too much and too often. We have posters all over our centre informing people on how to stop shin splints happening to them in the poster it gives advice that you don't overdo it for example when you play too much squash. ...read more.

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There could also be environmental injuries such as when there is a wet floor and you slip over and injure yourself. These can be all stopped if someone monitors the basketball court and takes care of it. In my sport centre we provide facilities so teams can come and practice playing basketball. We have many teams playing matches and enjoying themselves. There have been only a few injuries in basketball in this centre such as when a young boy had a basketball thrown on his face and he started bleeding. Players also get acute injuries when they jump up to get a rebound and they land improperly and injure their ankle(S) these type of injuries are hard to stop for example a few months a go 2 players collide with each other in the air and they both got acute injuries for a referee that would be impossible to stop but as a sport centre we try our best to reduce the numbers of injuries by; good conditioning, equipment and also a good court. ...read more.

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