TJC Risk Assessment 2020

Tai Ji Circle trustees have outlined the following Risk Assessment 20 July 2020, to minimise an risk of contact when starting Face to Face classes again.

Venue Risk Assessment
• Have main doors open for entry and exit
• Signs to remind hand washing and social distancing
• Antiseptic gel and wipes for surfaces
• Maximum 10-15 people in the hall at 2m apart facing towards the teacher
• Hall is airy and can leave the doors open when practicing

TJC – Requirements for staff and students
• Maximum 12 people in one class – all pre-registered
• Take temperature at the door
• Hand washing for all
• Antiseptic gel and wipes for surfaces
• Students to bring own drinks/flasks/food
• Limited use of kitchen – one person to boil kettle and leave out for use
• Students to wear masks or face coverings when entering building and confined areas and if they want to during class
• Students in classes to remain calm and avoid excitement!
• Changing clothes: men on the stage, women use the small room near the kitchen. Keep your belongings spaced out.
• Use of toilets as space is confined, only 2 people at same time
• Shifu Liu and Chris to trial wearing visors for teaching
• Taiji practice students 2 metres spaced side by side
• Social distance min 1.5m at any other times
• Students to pre book/pay online for all venue classes
• Chris operate the register from office – no need to sign in
• NO CASH – pay drop-in class fee online
• Keep students contact details for track and trace for 21 days
• Arriving and exit with care and maintain distance when changing classes
• Shifu Liu will not give hands on corrections until a later date when safe to do so and in agreement with student.

Anyone who wants to attend FtF taiji classes must read the following and notify us in advance and immediately if there might be any risk of exposure to infection:
Covid Screening
• Have you or any in your household had a positive COVID-19 test in the last 14 days?
• Have you been in contact with any confirmed/suspected person in the last 14 days
• Have you or any in your household had any Covid-19 symptoms in the past 14 days?
• Are you working in close social contact with people?
• If you can think of any reason that you might be a risk to students or staff please attend classes on Zoom
Thank you.