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Policy Statement

WSC Welfare Officer is: Clare Mach


Mobile Number: 07963 981504

Weston Sailing Club is committed to safeguarding children/ vulnerable adults taking part in its activities from physical, sexual or emotional harm, neglect or bullying. 

We recognise that the safety, welfare and needs of the child/ vulnerable adult are paramount and that any child/ vulnerable adult, irrespective of age, disability, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual or gender identity or social status, has a right to protection from discrimination and abuse. 

Weston Sailing Club takes all reasonable steps to ensure that, through safe recruitment, appropriate operating procedures and training, it offers a safe and fun environment to children/ vulnerable adults taking part in its events and activities.

For the purposes of this policy anyone under the age of 18 should be considered as a child.  All members of Weston Sailing Club should be aware of the policy.

‘Safeguarding is everyone’s responsibility’

If you are uncertain what to do at any stage, contact the RYA’s Safeguarding and Equality Manager on 023 8060 4104 or the NSPCC free 24-hour helpline 0808 800 5000.

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