GENERAL HEALTH and SAFETY INFORMATION
been co-opted onto the Committee and is a non-shooting executive member.
If you feel you have an issue that you need to talk about, and this does not necessarily need to be Club related, it could be about any problems you may have, then please do approach any member of the Committee in confidence.
The Club openly supports, endorses and follows the published NSRA Child Protection Policy and ALL our Officers are CRB checked.
Incidentally, the NRSA has just published a new guide to child protection issues to which the Committee aims to be 100% Compliant as soon as practicable.
YOUR PROTECTION AS A MINOR
The CARDIFF BAY Air Target Club respects the rights of all its members, especially the junior members and the way in which we interact with them.
To support this, we have the post of Child Protection Officer (CPO) within our organisation. This vital support role is currently being looked after by Donna Hughes, who has
If you are UNDER 14 YEARS of age, you are NOT allowed to own an air gun or your own pellets AND are NOT allowed to purchase guns or pellets. You may ONLY shoot an air gun while supervised by someone over the age of 21.
If you are aged between 14 and 18 YEARS, again, you are NOT allowed to own an air gun or your own pellets AND are NOT allowed to purchase guns or pellets. You are allowed to use an air gun unsupervised. However, when transporting an air gun in a public place, you must be supervised by someone over the age of 21.
If you are aged over 18 YEARS, you may purchase and own an air gun or pellets AND use them unsupervised.
The Chairman and the Committee of the CARDIFF BAY AIR Target Club are serious about safety. In authorising its members to shoot on the range, we recognise that there are hazards and risks inherent in the use of firearms for target shooting.
The Club is committed to running and maintaining the range in such a manner as to ensure so far as is reasonable practicable the safety of the public, its members, guests or any other persons who may have business to be on the range. The Club does not have employees.
The Club is committed to reducing as far as is reasonably practicable the risks that may arise from normal use of the range by way of best practice in the following spheres of operation:
To aid us in our goal, the Club has a formulated a Constitution, set of rules, best practice guide and a health and safety document that is available to all members, guests and officials.
Safety starts with YOU, but by following the laid down rules and procedures, instructions and advice given by its officers, we can work to our motto - SHOOT SAFE, BE SAFE, HOME SAFE.