The Club Welfare and Child Protection officer is Ronnie Stevenson.

He has attended the Safeguarding and Protecting Children Workshops and the “In Safe Hands” Course.

He can be contacted at ronnie.murrenson@gmail.com and at 0141 632 7107 for any urgent matters.

The club adheres to high standards in terms of Child Welfare. Coaches and Parent helpers are subject to the updated PVG procedures. [Protection of Voluntary Groups-the replacement for previous SCRO Disclosure Scheme]. They are also encouraged to attend the Safeguarding and Protecting Children Workshops.

In relation to policy and procedures within the club , we are bound by the well outlined set of policies of Scottish Athletics [General Policy @ procedures of UKA , now British Athletics as a whole]. This document can be accessed at the following link.

http://www.sportshall.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/Safeguarding-children-Welfare-Policy-2013.-Board-Approveddoc.pdf

In relation to the wider general area of establishing and supporting appropriate coach and athlete conduct,the club subscribe to the principles of Positive Coaching Scotland an ethos adopted in many sports. PCS is available online.

https://sportscotland.org.uk/documents/coaching/pcs_materials/ssc0100223_pcs_coaches_toolkit_final.pdf

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