COVID-19 RISK MITIGATION AND IMPLEMENTATION STRATEGY FOR RE-OPENING ITHEKO CLUB ACTIVITIES
19 October 2021
Governing Council (GC)
As & when Government Covid-19 Regulations change.
This protocol is applicable to all activities undertaken by BRIMSTONE ITHEKO SPORT ATHLETIC CLUB (herein after referred to as BISAC) at and training from the premises of Erin and Lower Burg Roads Rondebosch which is used as the club’s training and meeting venue.
This document must be read in conjunction the Disaster Management Act 2002, as well as any other relevant documentation issued by Government during the COVID-19 Pandemic.
It should be noted that Government regularly amends the Regulations Issued in Terms of Section 27(2) in the Disaster Management Act of 2002, as they adjust the Level of “Lock Down”.
Government amendments to the Regulations override certain inclusions in this document with regards to allocated times, number of maximum persons allowed in indoor venues as well as outdoor venues.
This document must also be read in conjunction with the document issued by Athletics South Africa (ASA) “Return to Play Competition and Training” updated 22 June 2021. This is required as BISAC is a member of Western Province Athletics (WPA) who is governed by ASA.
This document will be subjected to updates from Government
This document has been prepared by Shafiek Faure (Safety Officer) in conjunction with the Disaster Management Act 2002, Athletics South Africa (ASA) “Return to Play Competition and Training” “ASA COVID-19 Compliance Document updated 7 October 2021.
BISAC will appoint a COVID-19 Compliance Officer who will be responsible for ensuring the implementation of risk mitigation protocols/procedures during meetings and training.
The Compliance Officer can/will appoint COVID-19 marshals who will be responsible for compliance during training runs – (these marshals do not need to be qualified Safety Officers), but must be trained on the relevant COVID-19 documentation.
The appointed COVID-19 Compliance Officer must be a member of the GC.
The appointment of the COVID-19 Compliance Officer will be made by the GC of BISAC.
BISAC must ensure that all documentation related to COVID-19 is communicated to the club members and that record of this communication is kept.
Any new member who signs up with BISAC must be informed of all COVID-19 related documents and procedures.
Any updates from Government that impacts COVID-19 protocols, will require this document to be updated.
Communication within the club can be in the form of:
At any meeting/training activity, screening of all members/participants/coaches/public will take place prior to the individual being allowed to attend a meeting, watch, or participate in a training activity or run.
Screening will take the form of a COVID-19 questionnaire (Yes/No) and temperature check prior to allowing the individual inside the facility
All screening documentation will be kept by the club for record purposes
Access will be controlled at the entrance to the field/meeting areas
To ensure Brimstone Itheko Sport Athletic Club (herein after referred to as BISAC) complies with the COVID-19 requirements as stipulated by the Disaster Management Act 2002 and any Amendments as they are propagated.
This document covers all gatherings undertaken by BISAC from and at its premises of Erin and Lower Burg Roads, Rondebosch, such as meetings, training, field runs, road runs, weekend runs and any associated activities.
Disaster Management Act 2002
BISAC COVID-19 Protocol document
Entry to Clubhouse/Training Field
Training on Field
Road Training in Groups
Returning to the clubhouse after running