Safe Guarding

Child Protection Policy

Action Watersports Child Protection Policy will promote good practice in:

Providing young people/disabled adults with appropriate safety & protection whilst in their care

Allow all employees/volunteers to make informed & confident responses to specific child protection issues


Action Watersports operate an absolute child protection policy. 

Implementation of this is on a zero-tolerance basis.

  • All employees/volunteers will work in an open environment, avoiding private situations and secrets
  • All employees/volunteers will treat young people/ equally with respect and dignity.
  • No employee/volunteers shall assist a child/disabled adult with changing unless the parent or supervisor is present and has consented to the assistance
  • Action Watersports will involve parents/carers/supervisors, wherever possible, with the changing.
  • Guidance will be taken from the Coach Education Programme if physical support is required
  • All employees/volunteers will demonstrate exemplary behaviour in order to protect themselves from false allegations
  • All employees/volunteers to register with Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and supply an Enhanced Disclosure.
  • All employees/volunteers will act in accordance with the governing bodies guidelines
  • Dianne is the Club Welfare Officer, Olli is available if child doesn’t want to speak to Dianne



Action Watersports Ltd

Company Number: 4146130

VAT Number: 791312240