Guidance for dealing with an accident

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  • Stay calm but act swiftly and observe the situation. Is there danger of further injury to anyone, including yourself?
  • Speak to the injured person and listen to what they say.
  • Alert a coach/qualified First Aider who will decide appropriate action.
  • In the event of an emergency dial 999
  • Ensure the rest of the group are supervised and safe
  • Contact the injured person’s nominated contact – coaches will have those details
  • Complete an Accident/Injury report form
  • See map on wall of changing room walls or in orange folder for directions to Colchester General Hospital and nearest G.P. Surgery