Electric Bowl make every effort to provide all our customers with an enjoyable experience. If you require any help from any of our staff, please do not hesitate to ask.
The Race Centre (Halifax) Ltd – Risk assessment Date – 1/6/2016
Activity – Bowling
Hazards identified are – Slips and trips. Bowling Balls dropping.
People at risk – Any players
Controls in place are –
Bowling shoes are checked weekly and repaired/replaced as necessary.
Warning signs are displayed on the lane cappings between every pair of lanes and behind every foul line to warn players not to step on to the lanes.
Warning signs are displayed on the lane pillars advising players to seek assistance from a member of staff if a ball is stuck on a lane.
Warning signs are displayed to discourage players from taking food or drinks on to the approach area.
Information about risk of physical injury whilst bowling is displayed on the scoring monitors prior to every session of bowling.
Although the surfaces of the lanes are oiled, there is a “dry” area of 6 – 12 inches beyond the foul line, which is deemed adequate to prevent oil affecting a players shoes even if the player steps on to, or part way over, the foul line.
Staff are trained to clear litter/debris from the seating areas or approaches and to deal with spillages immediately should they occur.
Staff are trained to monitor the number of balls in use on the ball returns. If there are too many, the extra balls are stored on purpose built racks under the return rails or at the rear of the bowling tables.