Updated: 28th February 2023
Throughout this policy, the term ‘Lighthouse’ shall be taken to mean, collectively:
and Lighthouse Water Eaton which is an associate Lighthouse through St Frideswide’s Church, a resource hub in the Diocese of Oxford for community organising and church growth.
Lighthouse attaches great importance to the health, safety and welfare of our volunteers and all who use facilities provided by us and who are involved in activities organised by us. To this end we aim to ensure that all activities carried out or undertaken by our volunteers are managed in a manner to avoid, reduce or control foreseeable risks to the health and safety of any person who may be affected by those activities as far as reasonably practicable whilst providing an environment that is supportive of our activities.
We will adopt and implement policy and procedures that are compatible with and acknowledge the duties imposed by the provisions of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, (the HSWA) and related Codes of Practice and regulations that apply to our activities.
We will achieve this by: