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To gain Clubmark status, our club demonstrated it is compliant with the BTF's safeguarding policy and guidelines. All our qualified coaches have undergone DBS checks and are required to complete regular safeguarding training through the BTF, so if you have any concerns regarding the safety or conduct any of anybody at our training sessions, please make one of our coaches immeidely aware, or contact our Welfare officer by using the anonymous form on the page, or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Alternatively, you can contact the British Triathlon Lead Safeguarding officer at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or calling them on 07384 2133726.     

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 and adults safe 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 safeguarding childre, young people and adults at risk. 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 our Club Welfare Officer, it may then be reported directly to the British
Triathlon Lead Safeguarding Officer. 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 a copy using the link below 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
support:

https://www.britishtriathlon.org/about-us/safeguarding

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.

KLTC Safeguarding Policy

British Triathlon Safeguarding And Protecting Children Policy v3.pdf

British Triathlon Safeguarding Adults Policy v2.pdf

Safe Sport Events Activities Competitions v4.pdf