Update February 2022 : Further to recent announcements we are now in the government’s Living with Covid-19 phase of their response to the coronavirus pandemic. The latest changes mean an end to almost all legal restrictions related to the Covid-19 pandemic and now place greater responsibility on individuals for decision making. In light of the changes England Hockey guidance now falls into line with the Living with Covid plan. The following procedures are being left visible as a reminder of Covid 19 ‘Best Practice’.
Playsafe Covid 19 Procedures – Best Practice from ‘Return to Hockey’ procedures 2021
- Sign the participation agreement
As part of step 4 of return to hockey, England HA require every player to fill in a form regarding their club and consent for participation. Please take the time to fill in and submit this form as it is a requirement for playing and training under the guidelines set out by EH and the government.
Click here to register consent to participate in hockey under the current guidelines.
2. Make sure you have no Covid-19 symptoms
3. Travel safely to all training and matches
4. Sign in using Teamo app every time you come to the club
As part of our commitment to player safety, we have launched the “Playsafe” registration for all of our matches and training sessions across the club. This is a QR code login which you scan with your phone using the Teamo App.
The QR code will be displayed at the club and by the pitch, which simply requires you to scan it and answer a couple of simple questions. It allows the club to keep track of who attends training / matches and should anyone show symptoms of Covid 19, all those at the sessions can be easily notified. To download Teamo Playsafe for Worthing HC please use this link >>>
You will only need to download this once. Teamo will then be stored as an app on your phone and you will be require to scan the QR code every time you come to train or play.
5. Report any symptoms to the club Covid-19 Officer
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Advice for Participants and Match Procedures
We are looking forward to welcoming you to Worthing Hockey Club. To ensure we comply with England Hockey regulations and that we are playing hockey in the safest way possible we must adhere to the processes below.
These include full match procedures and a participants advice summary from England Hockey aimed at helping individuals understand their responsibilities as a participant when getting back on a hockey pitch safely.
We recommend reading the full England Hockey guidance if you have wider responsibilities or would like to gain a greater understanding of the requirements and measures in place.
Advice for Spectators and Visitors
It is accepted that there will be times the club has spectators. However, Worthing Hockey Club must ensure that it is staying within the law and following England Hockey guidelines. Due to the recent government restrictions Worthing Hockey Club is discouraging multiple spectators at this time.
Rules for use of clubhouse
Worthing Hockey Club must ensure it is staying within the law and following England Hockey guidelines. We need all WHC members and visitors to take responsibility for following the clubhouse procedures at all times. We will be implementing a 2 strike then out procedure for any individual not following the guidelines.
Advice for Coaches
In this summary by England Hockey it is aimed at helping individuals understand their responsibilities as a coach when getting back on a hockey pitch safely. This is an extract of the full England Hockey Getting Back on the Pitch – Step 4 Guidance, which is available here. We recommend reading the full guidance if you have wider responsibilities or would like to gain a greater understanding of the requirements and measures in place.