HSOBC Safety: This water safety code has been written in conjunction with the British Rowing Water Safety Code and the Thames Regional Safety Code. All coaches, staff and pupils part of Headington School Oxford Boat Club must abide by the HSOBC water safety guidelines. If a HSOBC crew is rowing on the Tideway, all crews need to follow the Tideway Code. Note: The most important rule of rowing: If you fall in, stay with your boat. If it is unbearably cold, get on top of your overturned boat. All rowers and coaches must read the HSOBC boating safety code. The following British Rowing Row Safe are in place at HSOBC.
UK Rowing and Safety
British Rowing Links
|Port Authority of London||Boathouse & Rowing||BR Documents Row Safe|
|Tideway Navigation||Head Races and Regattas||BR Water Safety Code|
|Capsize Drill||Coach travel & Minibus travel||BR Membership Benefits|
|BR Welfare Policy||Running & Training at other clubs||ARA Membership Insurance|
HSOBC Club Welfare: HSOBC follows British Rowing's Safeguarding and Protecting Children Policy. All coaches undergo a DBS check and those who row for GB will only be coached by those who have undertaken the GB CRB / DBS checks.
Tom Springbett is the Water Safety Officer.
Please see the guidance from British Rowing regarding what you can or cant take for medical issues. Please do not self medicate without contacting a doctor and notifying someone on the GB parthway. All members of British Rowing are subject to testing.