Everyone has a shared responsibility for safeguarding and creating safe, enjoyable environments in Orienteering whether as an Orienteer, parent, coach, club official or spectator.
Everyone should operate within an accepted ethical framework and demonstrate exemplary behaviour to both safeguard children, adults at risk and protect all personnel from allegations of abuse or poor practice.
Reporting a Safeguarding or Safety concern
Please report any potential matters relating to safeguarding children or adults to firstname.lastname@example.org
Or by calling the British Orienteering Lead Safeguarding Officer - Peter Brooke on 07540 150963
This includes any concerns about safeguarding either within orienteering or outside of orienteering and any concern over adult behaviour related to the welfare of children or adults at risk, including those away from the sport that involves members or participants.
There are different regulations within Scotland. To find out specific information visit the Scottish Orienteerings dedicated webpage here.
For more information and to view British Orienteerings Safeguarding policy’s, please visit: