It is the duty of every BSAC club to take steps to ensure that all participants, visitors and volunteers can enjoy the activities offered by the club in a safe environment.
Outlined below are the measures your club should take to ensure you are adequately carrying out your duty of care and welfare responsibilities. This includes ensuring that:
- All activities take place in a safe environment that comply with legal requirements and those set by BSAC such as following Safe Diving practices, such as, risk assessment and pool guidelines.
- The club has the necessary provision in place for the safeguarding and welfare of its members and follows the guidance on under 18s.
- All members are treated fairly and with respect, regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion and beliefs, sex/gender, and sexual orientation, when taking part in BSAC activities.
- Your club is GDPR compliant
See the Duty of care and welfare – club checklist for more info and support.