Everyone who participates in Triathlon is entitled to participate in an enjoyable and safe environment.
In addition to the chance to experience the feelings of joy, challenges and achievement that are inherent to the sport. To ensure this, Kings Lynn Triathlon Club alongside British Triathlon are committed to devising and implementing policies and procedures to ensure that all those involved comply with the British Triathlon code of good practice.
Keeping Young People safe is important and that they are protected during training and competition can ensure that they have fun in a friendly and supportive environment.
This page and linked documents set out British Triathlon’s policies and procedures in fulfilment of its belief in and commitment to child protection. Kings Lynn Triathlon Club has a working knowledge of the safeguarding policy and procedures.
Advice and support for those who have reported concerns or an incident:
Once you have reported a concern to your Club Welfare Officer it will then be reported directly to the British
Triathlon Lead Safeguarding Officer immediately. You may find the following information regarding the process of
your case and what you can expect useful as a form of support and guidance.
It is also advised if you do not already have a copy of the British Triathlon –Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy
and Procedures, that you obtain one as soon as possible. It details exactly how your case will be handled.
- The case will be treated with a fair and transparent process at all times.
- If the accused is suspended from their role it is important to remember this is a neutral act, it protects all
parties involved in the case.
- You will receive appropriate communication in the form of telephone calls, letters and emails regarding
your case from your Designated Contact.
You may find the following information sources useful. They will always provide someone to listen and offer
NSPCC Helpline 0808 800 5000
24 hour free and confidential telephone Helpline that provides counselling, information and advice to anyone
concerned about a child at risk of ill treatment or abuse.