Annual Health Check Form

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.

Site Details

Please fill out the following information about your site

Optional.

Optional.

Your Details

Please Complete (details of person filling out the form)

Optional.

Reviewed Document Checks

Please complete to confirm you have reviewed all your documents:

Health and Safety Policy

Have you renewed your site specific Health and Safety Policy? (this must be reviewed annually)

Emergency Action Plan

Reviewed for current year

Risk Assessment

Is it up-to-date and identifies and minimises hazards and risks for both on the water and off the water activities?

Fire Policy

Is the Fire Policy displayed correctly so the public and staff are able to view it clearly?

Insurance Documents

Please complete to confirm you have reviewed all your documents:

Insurance Policy

Have you renewed your policy for the coming year?

Public Liability Cover

BWSW recommends that the Public Liability cover be displayed for the public. Is this in a visually accessible place? (for Public and Staff)

Boat Insurance

Does the site have Boat Insurance renewed for the coming year? (BOAT SITES ONLY)

Insurance Policies

Type of Cover 

BWSW recommends a minimum requirement of £10m. State level of cover:

BWSW recommends a minimum requirement of £10m. State level of cover:

BWSW recommends a minimum requirement of £5m. State level of cover:

Optional. Minimum scope of cover should include all motorised activities at centre. State level of cover

Optional. Minimum scope of cover should include all cable activities at centre. State level of cover

Insurance: Boat

Does the Boat Insurnace cover include the follwoing? (if not applicable, please ignore section)

Note: If the centre is holding a competiton, or planning to, in the calendar year, a competition cover is required.  

Water Skiing

Optional.

Wakeboarding

Optional.

Wakesurf

Optional.

Towing Inflatables

Optional.

Competitions (only required if holding a competition)

Optional.

Insurance: Cable

Does the Cable Insurance cover include? (If not applicable, please ignore this section)

Note: If a centre is holdinga competiton, or planning to, in the calendar year, a competiton cover is required. 

Wakeboarding

Optional.

Kneeboarding (sometimes included under the term Water Skiing)

Optional.

Towing Inflatables

Optional.

Competitions (only required if holding a competition)

Optional.

Standards & Procedures

Please complete the following:

Standard Operating Procedure

Do you have a standard operating procedure that has been communicated to all staff at their induction and throughout their employment?

Cable Inspection(s)

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

Optional. Please upload report here (Cable site only)

Staffing

Please complete the following:

Staff Handbook

Have all new members of staff been issued with a handbook?

Job Description and T&Cs of Employment

Do all staff members get issued with these, appropriate to the role of their employment?

Staff Qualifications

Do all staff members have the appropriate qualifications and have all certifications up-to-date? (Safeguarding/First Aid/DBS or PVG [Scotland])

Optional. Please upload your Staff list here

Safeguarding & Equality

Please complete the following:

Club Welfare Officer

Do you have an appointed Welfare Officer? (Remember: This is Mandatory for any affiliated site)

Does the person stated above have an in date DBS?

Optional.

Has the person stated above completed an attended/online Safeguarding and Protecting Children Workshop?

Optional.

Club Welfare Officer Poster

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)

Safeguarding & Equality: Online Links and/or Upload CWO Documents

Optional. Please upload your certificate here

Optional. to apply please fill out online form. (must be a member to apply)

Customer Service

Please complete the following:

Customer Charter

Do you have one in place that outlines what all customers can expect from you as a provider and your staff?

Booking Process

Is it safe, secure and does it take into account data protection?

Customer Enquiries and Complaints

do you have a defined process in place for dealing with this?

Cancellation Policy

Is your policy clearly displayed for the public to view?

Website

Please complete. Be aware that it is required by law to have certain documents online, these are as follows: 

Safeguarding Policy

Is your Safeguarding Policy available on your website? (This must now be visible online for the public)

Club Welfare Officer Poster

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)

Comments

Please fill out the following with any comments about the 'no' questions you answered. 

Optional.

Logo and Name

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

Verification

Please click the box to indicate you are a human rather than an automated system completing this form.

Last step
  • BWSW reserve the right to request to see any documents declared above at any point during the season
  • BWSW reserve the right to withdraw accredited site status if the information above is found to be inaccurate or the site does not maintain the appropriate quality standard
  • The site agrees to include its ‘Approved Centre’ status within promotional material
  • The site agrees to update BWSW with any changes to their structure or operation during the season

Thank you for submitting.