WHAT is a safeguarding policy?
A safeguarding policy is a best practice framework for your organisation to:
guide and set expectations for interactions between all participants
provide clarity on responsibilities for Persons In Authority or in positions of trust
set procedures for reporting and responding to incidents
WHY this is important?
Having a safeguarding policy reflects an organisation's commitment to:
fostering a welcoming and inclusive environment
protecting the core values of sport
good governance by having robust and reliable systems and processes in place