Wembley To Soweto Health and Safety Policy


The Wembley To Soweto Foundation holds the safety and well-being of all individuals involved in its activities as paramount. This comprehensive health and safety policy underlines our unwavering commitment to preventing accidents, minimizing injuries, and fostering the physical and mental well-being of our staff, volunteers, participants, and visitors.

2. Responsibilities

The foundation’s management bears the responsibility of providing effective leadership, allocating necessary resources, and establishing clear protocols to ensure a safe and healthy work environment. Additionally, all staff, volunteers, and participants are accountable for adhering to safety procedures, promptly reporting hazards, and prioritizing the safety of themselves and others in all activities.

3. Risk Assessment

Regular and thorough risk assessments are fundamental to our commitment to safety. These assessments are conducted to identify potential hazards associated with our activities, facilities, and equipment. Subsequently, appropriate control measures are implemented to mitigate risks, and assessments are periodically reviewed and updated to ensure ongoing effectiveness.

4. Training and Information

The foundation recognizes the importance of equipping our staff and volunteers with the necessary knowledge and skills to promote safety. Comprehensive health and safety training relevant to specific roles and activities will be provided to all personnel. Furthermore, clear and accessible information regarding safety procedures, emergency protocols, and hazard mitigation strategies will be disseminated to all participants involved in foundation activities.

5. First Aid and Emergency Procedures

Prompt and effective response to emergencies is critical to ensuring the well-being of all individuals involved in foundation activities. Adequate first aid provisions will be readily available at all locations where our activities take place. Additionally, comprehensive emergency procedures will be communicated to all personnel, and regular drills will be conducted to ensure preparedness and swift action in the event of an emergency.

6. Accident Reporting

In the event of accidents, incidents, or near misses, it is imperative to promptly report and investigate such occurrences to prevent reoccurrence and enhance safety measures. A designated individual will be responsible for maintaining accurate records of accidents and incidents, facilitating thorough investigations, and implementing corrective actions to mitigate future risks.

7. Safety Inspections and Maintenance

Regular safety inspections will be conducted to proactively identify and address potential hazards within our facilities, equipment, and work environments. Additionally, equipment and facilities will be diligently maintained in accordance with relevant safety standards to ensure optimal functionality and safety for all individuals involved in foundation activities.

8. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

The foundation is committed to providing appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) where necessary to mitigate risks and protect individuals from potential hazards. Personnel will be required to use PPE in accordance with established guidelines to ensure their safety and well-being.

9. Well-being and Mental Health

Recognizing the interconnectedness of physical and mental well-being, the foundation places a strong emphasis on supporting the mental health and well-being of our staff, volunteers, and participants. We provide comprehensive support mechanisms, including access to counseling services, mental health resources, and stress management initiatives. Additionally, managers undergo training to recognize signs of stress and well-being concerns among team members and facilitate appropriate support measures.

10. Compliance with Legal Requirements

The foundation is committed to upholding the highest standards of health and safety and will comply with all applicable health and safety laws, regulations, and standards. We recognize the importance of legal compliance in ensuring the safety and well-being of all individuals involved in foundation activities.

11. Continuous Improvement

Our commitment to health and safety extends beyond mere compliance; it is a journey of continuous improvement. To this end, our health and safety policy will be regularly reviewed and updated to reflect changes in our activities, legislation, and best practices. We remain dedicated to fostering a culture of safety, innovation, and continuous improvement to ensure the ongoing well-being of our community.


The Wembley To Soweto Foundation reaffirms its unwavering commitment to providing a safe and healthy environment for all individuals involved in our activities. Through proactive risk management, comprehensive training, and a steadfast dedication to continuous improvement, we strive to uphold the highest standards of health and safety, ensuring the well-being and security of our staff, volunteers, participants, and visitors at all times.