Health and Safety points for Steam Engines

This is a general list and is not exhaustive.

The steam engine exhibit area will be defined, where possible, by rope and posts. Provision to be made for spectators to enter and leave the steam engine exhibit area.

The steam engine exhibit area will have notices posted warning all attendees “Caution - large vehicles moving in this area” and “All children must be supervised.” On the other side “No steam engines beyond this point” signs to be posted. Note this includes miniature steam engines. This is to ensure that all steam engines remain in the steam engine exhibit area.

Steam engines are not allowed to leave the steam engine exhibit area and the arena between the hours of 10.00 am and 4.30 pm. All movements must be under the supervision of the steam engine marshals. Extra care must be taken after sunset and the steam engines will require front and rear lights.

Steam engines can move freely in the steam engine exhibit area under the supervision of steam engine marshals.

Steam engines can move freely in the arena.

Steam engines can move freely from the steam engine exhibit area to the arena, around the top of the arena to the miniature steam engines exhibit area under the supervision of steam engine marshals.

Steam engine marshals will be volunteers from, and organised by, the steam engine group to ensure the public are protected.

Public attendees who ride on the steam engines in the arena must be supervised at all times by the steam engine marshals.

No steam engines are to be left running and unattended. No non-running machines are to be left unattended if they have hot surfaces that can create a burn hazard.

Manual handling, do not risk injury by lifting heavy and awkward loads. Seek assistance.

Injury, inform Event Control of any injury. Be aware of where the first aid post is situated.

Slips, trips and falls, be constantly alert for any such hazard. If found make safe or report to Event Control.

Smoking, no smoking in enclosed spaces and near flammable materials.

Waste material, is a fire risk and should be kept to a minimum. Report excess to Event Control.

Highly flammable substances, I.E. Petrol, Paraffin etc., are to be stored in suitably labelled sealed containers.

Fire extinguishers, note where they are located and check they remain in position. Make sure, that if used, the fire extinguisher is the right type depending on the fire. Only attempt to extinguish a fire if it is safe to do so.

For your assistance there will be a CBCCC Health & Safety Representative on site throughout the show weekend. Contact via Event Control.

Updated 30/10/17