Coronavirus Risk Assessment

To ensure that the club complies with current guidelines from the UK government and Cycling UK the following risk assessment should be read and followed by all club riders:

Possible HazardsWho might be harmed?Control measure in place
Contracting or spreading Coronavirus due to group larger than 6Participants in rideRide leader splits the group into groups of no more than 6, appoints other ride leader(s) and groups remain separate
Contracting or spreading Coronavirus by touching a bicycle or other equipmentParticipants in rideRiders only touch own bike and carry own equipment
Contracting or spreading Coronavirus by not washing hands or not washing them properlyParticipants in ride, general publicRiders to carry hand sanitiser; riders to clean hands frequently and before and after eating
Contracting or spreading Coronavirus due to lack of social distancing whilst cyclingParticipants in ride, general publicRiders to ride in single file and to maintain distance of 1+m when stopped including at road junctions
Contracting or spreading Coronavirus due to lack of social distancing when assisting another cyclist who has a mechanical problem or injury or crashParticipants in ride or other cyclistRiders carry face covering, disposable gloves and hand sanitiser with them; riders wear face covering and disposable gloves when assisting another cyclist and use hand sanitiser afterwards
Contracting or spreading Coronavirus due to lack of social distancing when stopped for rest or own refreshmentParticipants in rideWhenever possible riders stay outside in groups of no more than 6 and maintain distance 1m+. Consider how shelter can be obtained in wet or colder weather and if this involves moving inside then no more than 6 riders can sit together
Contracting or spreading Coronavirus due to lack of social distancing when stopped at café, take away, pub or shopParticipants in ride, staff at refreshment venue and general publicRiders carry face covering and follow regulations of venue or shop including completion of Track and Trace records if required. Whenever possible riders sit outside for refreshment in groups of no more than 6 and maintain distance of 1m+. Consider how shelter can be obtained in wet or colder weather and if this involves moving inside then no more than 6 riders can sit together
Contracting or spreading Coronavirus because someone displays Coronavirus symptoms during a ride or within 14 days of a rideParticipants in ride, staff at refreshment venue and general publicRide leader agrees with rider best way for rider to cease participation in activity and return home; rider arranges COVID test; ride leader has sent details of all participants in ride to committee email address and details are kept for 21 days in case of need for Track and Trace; ride leader has contact details of any refreshment venues