Limerick Cricket Club Child Protection Policy

Limerick Cricket Club is committed to creating and maintaining a safe environment for all young people who wish to participate in our sport. We will take all practicable steps to protect them from discernible forms of abuse, harm, discrimination or degrading treatment and shall respect their rights, wishes and feelings.

We do this by:

  • Recognizing that all children have the right to be protected from harm.

  • Ensuring that all of our coaches and volunteers are carefully recruited and selected and that they accept responsibility for ensuring the well-being of children in their care.

  • Responding swiftly and appropriately to protect the welfare of children who participate in our games and related activities.

  • Providing parents and children with the opportunity to voice any concerns that they may have. Please use this form to submit your concerns anonymously.

  • Appointed Child Protection Officer: Chris McGrath: crsmcgrath@gmail.com

  • Appointed a Designated Liaison Person (Chris McGrath) who will liaise with the statutory authorities as appropriate.

  • Ensuring that all allegations of abuse of young people are confidentially dealt with in accordance the Association's Guidelines for Dealing with Allegations of Abuse (Fourth Edition 2009) and with statutory guidelines and relevant legislation.

  • Reviewing the effectiveness of our Child Safeguarding procedures and policies on an ongoing basis. Latest Child Safeguarding Risk Assessment carried out on 27.03.2019. Please view our Child Safeguarding statement.

  • Ensuring that members, coaches, team mentors, administrators, parents/guardians and spectators sign up to and adhere to our Code of Behaviour.

Code of good practice:

http://www.cricketireland.ie/images/uploads/site_images/code_of_ethics_and_good_practice_cricket_governance_final_190811.pdf


Child safeguarding manual:

http://www.cricketireland.ie/images/uploads/site_images/child_safeguarding_manual_final_200812.pdf


 

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