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Ormskirk Golf Club

Health & Safety and Safe Golf

FOR YOUR OWN SAFETY AND THE SAFETY OF OTHERS, PLEASE BE ADVISED

FOG & LIGHTNING: 

In the event of an electrical storm, suspend play immediately & take appropriate action. (Rule 6-8a applies).

Shelters do not provide adequate protection from lightning.

Do not continue play in fog/poor visibility, when you cannot see the clear distance of your intended shot.

GREENS STAFF: Have priority at all times.

Players should always alert greens staff nearby or ahead when they are about to make a stroke that might endanger them and wait for staff to move out of range.

BUGGIES:

To ensure the safety of all golf course users, buggy drivers are required to comply with the Club’s Buggy Policy and follow designated buggy routes at all times.  Take particular care on slopes and around ditches and deep-sided bunkers.

THE COURSE:

The Course, its Steps and Surfaces may be slippery when damp or wet.  Golfers must ensure to wear appropriate footwear to meet the prevailing conditions. Wherever possible, keep to covered areas of Footpaths & Steps.

Take care on steep banks and when entering & leaving deep-sided bunkers.

DEEP WATER:

Players are advised not to attempt to retrieve golf balls from ponds.  Players enter water hazards at their own risk. 

FIRST AID:  Assistance is available in the Clubhouse.

ALL ACCIDENTS MUST BE REPORTED TO THE SECRETARY

PLAYERS ARE REMINDED OF THE NEED TO SHOUT “FORE!” IF YOU CANNOT SEE THE FULL RANGE OF ANY WAYWARD SHOT ONTO ADJACENT FAIRWAYS

Players should not play until the players in front are out of range.

Players should ensure that no one is standing close by or in a position to be hit by the club, the ball or any stones, pebbles, twigs or the like when they make a stroke or practice swing.
If a player plays a ball in a direction where there is a danger of hitting someone, they should immediately shout “FORE!”
On hearing “FORE!” - Crouch, cover your head with your arms and count to 10.

You are advised to carry a mobile phone to summon assistance in an emergency.

RING 999 FOR AN AMBULANCE

AMBULANCE ACCESS POINTS:    Main Car Park & Greenkeepers’ Entrance

Safe Golf

Please see on the links below the links for 

1. Children and Young People Safeguarding Policy and Procedures

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2. Safeguarding Adults Policy

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Club Wefare Officers

Golf should be fun! 
You should feel safe and enjoy your sport
Is something worrying you?
Do you need someone to talk to?
Speak to the club welfare officers
         Brian or Marian King
        Email address: 
        King-parkside@tiscali.co.uk
Telephone Number:
        01695 572227
 
Alternatively, you can speak to someone at
ChildLine 0800 1111 | NSPCC 0808 800 5000 | England Golf 01526 351851     






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