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1. Responsibilities: 

1.1. The Leadership team are responsible for ensuring appropriate resources are allocated to complete the procedures outlined in this policy

1.2. HOD’s, State Directors, Business Performance Managers and Regional Managers are responsible for;

  • Ensuring that team members are following procedures to minimise potential hazards relating to infection control in the club as outlined in section 2 of this policy
  • Ensuring appropriate resources are allocated to complete procedures outlined in section 2 of this policy
  • Ensuring team members are trained in the procedures as outlined in section 2 of this policy
  • Ensure personal protective equipment (PPE) is available for following infection control procedures 1.3. Team Members are responsible for;
  • Following infection control procedures
  • Completing annual training in risk management with includes infection control procedures 

2. Procedures: 

2.1. A hazard identification and risk assessment shall be carried out across all areas of Jetts. The areas considered shall include, but not limited to;

  • Environment/housekeeping
  • General and infectious waste disposal
  • Sharps Disposal
  • First Aid

2.2. Each team member is to be responsible for maintenance of their own allocated PPE. Appropriate infection control procedures shall be developed to cover the following areas:

  • Environment/housekeeping
  • Blood and body substance precautions
  • Disposal of sharps
  • Waste disposal 

3. Training: 

3.1. Club Managers shall receive training in infection control procedures during their safety induction

3.2. Team members and Personal Trainers shall receive training in infection control procedures during the Safety Induction and as part of the annual refresher training in risk management. Annual refresher training records shall be stored in the safety shared Club drive

3.3. Training includes the following topics;

  • Blood and body substances precautions • Disposal of sharps/needlestick injuries
  • Working in areas with likelihood of sharp or needlestick injury
  • General and infectious waste disposal & infection control procedures relevant to their particular work
  • Use of personal protective equipment
  • Obligation under the act – for a worker to use personal protective equipment if the equipment is provided by the worker’s employer and the worker is trained in its use
  • Basic standard Infection control precautions (hand washing, coughing etiquette etc)