Friday 18 April 2014

Health And Safety

The latest legislation affecting greenkeepers

David Mears is the managing director of Highspeed Group. Here, he analyses the plethora of legislation affecting greenkeepers today Washpads more…

Wednesday, August 14th, 2013 2 Comments »

Hard hat warning for golf club employees

Greenkeepers at a golf club have been told by their local council that they should wear hard hats in what more…

Thursday, March 8th, 2012 5 Comments »

How clubs can protect themselves and their golfers from insurance claims

Towards the end of last year, golf clubs, already reeling in the current economic environment, learnt of a legal case more…

Friday, February 3rd, 2012 1 Comment »

Safety system for golf clubs launched

A risk assessment system that should make golf clubs safer and prevent them from being sued by injured golfers has more…

Tuesday, January 24th, 2012 No Comments »

Risk assessments can prevent huge payouts for golf injuries

A recent court ruling in the case of a golfer who was blinded in one eye after being struck by more…

Sunday, January 15th, 2012 No Comments »

Defibrillators and insurance protection

I am grateful to long-standing GCMA member Martyn Senior for taking up some interesting enquiries on the possible impact using more…

Wednesday, January 4th, 2012 No Comments »

The fire prevention measures a golf club should legally have in place

Last year Golf Club Management published an article by Fire Industry Association (FIA) CEO, Graham Ellicott, to discuss the problem more…

Sunday, January 1st, 2012 No Comments »

How easy is it to use a defibrillator?

It is now recognised that the golf course is the fifth most likely place for anybody to suffer a sudden more…

Saturday, December 31st, 2011 No Comments »

What is the law surrounding first aid at work?

First aid cover in the workplace is a legal requirement. The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) introduced a new set more…

Saturday, December 31st, 2011 No Comments »

How does the Corporate Manslaughter and Homicide Act affect golf clubs?

Had you been in the crown court on February 15, 2011, when Cotswold Geotechnical was prosecuted, you might have found more…

Saturday, December 31st, 2011 No Comments »