IABA Protect Yourself at All Times: Return to Training Protocols
As of the Monday 26th April 2021 IABA affiliated clubs in the Republic of Ireland (ROI) who have successfully completed the required Covid-19 ‘Protect Yourself at all Times’ protocols and procedures can return to outdoor non-contact training of members under the age of 18.
In preparation for this date the IABA team in consultation with medical experts and various stakeholders have updated the Protect Yourself at All Times: Safe Return to Training Membership pack to help assist clubs wishing to reopen on this date.
Please find attached guidance document which explains the process clubs will need to complete along with other applicable template documents to assist clubs in this process. All clubs wishing to reopen MUST complete and return the club declaration document to email@example.com. Once the completed attached document verifying that the club has taken all relevant steps has been received via email, the club will in turn receive a confirmation email from IABA head office confirming that they can reopen. *PLEASE NOTE YOU MUST BE IN RECEIPT OF YOUR PERMISSION TO REOPEN LETTER FROM THE IABA MEDICAL COMMISSIONER BEFORE REOPENING YOUR CLUB.
Clubs in the 6 counties in Ulster should visit: https://ulsterboxing.com/covid-19-club-guidance-protocols-for-a-return-to-outdoor-training-in-ni/ for guidance and protocols specific to this jurisdiction. Any queries relating to the easing of restrictions in the 6 counties in Ulster should be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org
- The IABA Return to Training – Protect Yourself at All Times Document:
This practical guide, outlines the robust measures the IABA require clubs to implement and maintain to help safeguard members during the COVID-19 pandemic. This will allow all of us to get back to boxing, safely, improving the well-being of all our members. The measures cover each step of the journey from home to the club, and back home again. These measures should be in place seven days a week and until further notice. Clubs Committee’s MUST ensure that there is a COVID-19 Committee in place and a COVID-19 Officer/s to ensure that the protocols outlined in this document are strictly adhered to.
- COVID-19 Club Risk Assessment Template Document:
All clubs wishing to reopen MUST first conduct a COVID-19 Club Risk Assessment. The IABA have prepared a template COVID-19 Risk Assessment to assist clubs with this process. It is recommended that clubs assign responsibility to an officer/s within their club to complete the Risk Assessment. Please Note: This document is a template and not exhaustive. It can be adjusted to add specific items that have not been covered.
- COVID-19 Officer Guidance Document:
All clubs wishing to reopen MUST appoint a COVID-19 Officer/s. The document titled COVID-19 Officer outlines the role and its various responsibilities.
- Members COVID-19 Declaration Form:
All clubs wishing to reopen MUST ensure all members wishing to attend the club have completed and signed the members COVID-19 declaration Form prior to returning to the club.
Members under the age of 18 MUST also have the document signed by a parent/guardian prior to the member returning to training.
- IABA Club COVID-19 Questionnaire:
All clubs wishing to reopen MUST ensure all members wishing to attend the club have complete and sign the IABA Club COVID-19 Questionnaire prior to ALL training sessions.
Members under the age of 18 MUST also have the document signed by a parent/guardian prior to the member participating in training.
- Club COVID-19 Declaration Form:
All clubs wishing to reopen MUST complete and return this document to email@example.com. Once the completed attached document verifying that the club has taken all relevant steps has been received via email, the club will in turn receive a confirmation email from IABA head office confirming that they can reopen.
- Contact Tracing Register:
All clubs wishing to reopen MUST keep a digital record of all persons attending their club for contact tracing purposes. The IABA have prepared a template Contact Tracing Register to assist clubs with this process. Members under the age of eighteen MUST supply contact details for parents/guardians.
- COVID-19: Additional Guidance for Clubs:
This document offers members and clubs additional guidance in the following areas:
• Personal hygiene measures
• Face coverings
• How to manage a member with COVID-19 symptoms
• Medical isolation room
• Cleaning and disinfection Measures
• Contact Tracing Measures
• Communication with parents and children
- COVID-19 Signage:
All clubs wishing to reopen MUST ensure that sufficient HSE & NHS (depending on your clubs location) posters are displayed throughout your club. To assist clubs with the process the IABA has provided several attached guidance posters to this ommunication. For additional NI COVID-19 posters please visit https://www.nidirect.gov.uk/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-
*All queries relating to this communication or any COVID-19 queries should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
ROI COVID-19 Posters
NI COVID-19 Posters
GPDR during COVID
IABA COVID-19 FAQs
PLEASE NOTE YOU MUST BE IN RECEIPT OF YOUR PERMISSION TO REOPEN LETTER FROM THE IABA MEDICAL COMMISSIONER BEFORE REOPENING YOUR CLUB.