All commercial boat and cable sites are required to operate at a certain standard in order to achieve British Water Ski & Wakeboard (BWSW) Approved Centre status. This involves having certain documents, policies and procedures in place. This form is a health check of your site against these standards and the required actions set at your last inspection.
Please ensure you answer all questions accurately. If you answer ‘no’ to any question you should address the field as soon as possible.
All fields are required unless otherwise stated.
Please fill out the following information about your site
Please use your full postal address.
Please Complete (details of person filling out the form)
Please update us with contacts for the centre
Please ensure DBS is in date and attended Safeguarding course has been completed
Please upload your certificate here
to apply please fill out online form. (must be a member to apply)
Please complete even if same as above
Please upload your Staff list here
Please upload report here (Cable site only)
Please complete to confirm you have reviewed all your documents:
Reviewed for current year
Reviewed for current year
Is it up-to-date and identifies and minimises hazards and risks for both on the water and off the water activities?
Have you renewed your policy for the coming year? (Remember: There is a minimum of £10m public & employer liability cover required.)
It is required by law to be displayed for the public. Is this in a visually accessible place? (for Public and Staff)
Does it cover water skiing and wakeboarding as designated activities and covering the towing of inflatables (if offered)? (BOAT SITES ONLY) *If cable site answer no
Please complete the following:
Has this been communicated to all staff at their induction and throughout their employment?
Have you had an inspection of your cable(s) completed by the manufactures or qualified assessor? (Cable Sites Only) *if not a cable site please select no
Have all new members of staff been issued with a handbook?
Do all staff members get issued with these, appropriate to the role of their employment?
Do all staff members have the appropriate qualifications and have all certifications up-to-date? (Safeguarding/First Aid/DBS or PVG [Scotland])
Has the Welfare Officer attended a Safeguarding and Protecting Children workshop and has a current DBS or PVG check through BWSW? (Remember: This is Mandatory for any affiliated site)
Is this poster on display? (Remember: this is to be up-to-date with the correct qualified CWO with Picture. To be displayed for everyone to see – Also to be displayed on own Website)
Do you have one in place that outlines what all customers can expect from you as a provider and your staff?
Is it safe, secure and does it take into account data protection?
do you have a defined process in place for dealing with this?
Is your policy clearly displayed for the public to view?
Please complete. Be aware that it is required by law to have certain documents online, these are as follows:
Is your Safeguarding Policy available on your website? (This must now be visible online for the public)
This must be up-to-date and available on your website? (This must now be visible online for the public to view - for ease and security to contact)
Please fill out the following with any comments about the 'no' questions you answered.
The BWSW Approved Centre logo is required to be on your website. This must not be altered in any way (i.e. colour) and must be the correct up-to-date logo. Please update once received
Remember: To use our name in the correct way: British Water Ski & Wakeboard or BWSW
Not: British Water Ski (Federation) or BWS(F) - only the above must be used (& not ‘and’)
Therefore, if wrong on website or other promotional items - please correct
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