THE PRIORY CLAY TARGET CENTRE
Chalk Lane, Sutton Bridge,
- This written statement will be on public display and the attention of all shooters, spectators, trappers and scorers drawn to it.
- A CPSA trained Safety Officer will be in attendance at each shoot. This person will be responsible for the safe layout of all traps and stands.
- Markers and referees are required to halt trapping and shooting if a dangerous situation arises and not to resume until clearance is given by the Safety Officer. All members of the shoot’s operational staff will be given a loud whistle or other suitable signal with which they can signal a ceasefire. Resumption of shooting will take place on three blasts of the whistle or air horn.
- A portable first aid box will be kept in the clubhouse. As well as the grid reference for the emergency services.
- The shoot organizers will maintain public and employer’s liability in respect of all shooting events.
- All automatic trap adjusting, setting and loading will only be carried out by the shoot’s operational staff, safety officer or appointed person trained in the de-cocking and loading of traps by the shoot’s operational staff or a safety officer.
- Only an authorised person will be allowed access to any trap or trap house and that person shall display the red flag, cone or warning notice provided.
- All competitors, markers and referees are required to wear hearing and eye protection when in a shooting zone
- All guns will be required to be kept broken and unloaded except when in a cage or on a peg and ready to shoot.
- Semi-autos will be sleeved, or flagged with an auto-safe when not in use.
- All cartridges used at all shoots will have an optimum maximum load 28 grams (1oz) and maximum shot size No 6 (All wad types may be used).
- All spectators and non competing shooters should wear hearing and eye protection when close to shooting zones and stay out of shooting zones and fallout areas.
- No trap will be set so as to allow spent clays, hit fragments, or broken clays from the trap, to fall into the non shooting zone.
- Hearing and eye protection will be available at the club house for spectators and public,
SHOOTING CAGES and POSITIONS
- All shooting cages will be constructed so as not to allow the gun to point easily in any direction except the intended line of fire.
2. All firing positions will have a stable flooring to minimise the risk of slipping or tripping