Below is some guidance and a few questions to see if your risk management planning measures up.
What a risk management plan does:
Helps protect the safety of all people involved, sailors, club members, volunteers and the public.
Helps identify the areas of significant risk.
Helps to run more efficient programmes and events Risk Management Checklist
Do you have a risk management plan, is it documented?
Are people involved in the club aware of the risk management plan?
Does everyone involved know who the Safety Officer is on each day?
Is the Safety Officer clearly aware of their role and responsibilities?
Have your club rescue boat operators received proper training? Has their training been documented?
Does the equipment on your rescue boats meet the Yachting New Zealand guidelines?
Has the club considered what it can do to protect the general public?
Does the club regularly and frequently document new hazards and risks?