Safeguarding Policies

Badminton Ireland’s priority is the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults. Badminton Ireland strives to create an environment that is safe and has the welfare of participants at the forefront.

We are committed to providing an environment which allows members to participate to the best of their ability in a fun and safe environment that is free from bullying and intimidation. Furthermore, taking all the steps possible to protect our members from any form of abuse, harm, discrimination or degrading treatment and shall respect their rights at all times.

We also recognise that we have a duty of care, to protect all young people and vulnerable adults and to safeguard their welfare, irrespective of age, disability, gender, racial origin, religious belief and sexual identity.

Our Policy and Procedures provide principles and guidelines to be adopted when dealing with young people and vulnerable adults.

Our Policies and Documents can be accessed on the below links:

Badminton Ireland Safeguarding Children & Young People

Appendix 1: Child Risk Assessment

Appendix 2: Badminton Ireland Child Safeguarding Statement

Appendix 3: Badminton Ireland Code of Conduct

Appendix 4: Badminton Ireland Vetting Policy

Appendix 5: Badminton Ireland Complaints & Disciplinary Policy

Appendix 6: Badminton Ireland Recruitment & Selection Policy

Appendix 7: Badminton Ireland Travel & Away Trips Policy

Appendix 8: Badminton Ireland Social Media & Photography Policy

Appendix 9: Badminton Ireland Supervision Policy

Appendix 10: Sport Ireland Safeguarding Guidance for Children and Young People in Sport

Badminton Ireland Anti-Bullying Policy

Badminton Ireland Missing/Found Child Policy

Badminton Ireland Disability Inclusion Policy

Codes of Conduct Templates

Badminton Ireland Code of Conduct for Players

Badminton Ireland Parental Code of Conduct

Badminton Ireland Sport Coaches Charter

Structures & Procedures

Badminton Ireland External Reporting Procedure

Badminton Ireland Internal Reporting Procedure

Badminton Ireland Safeguarding Structure

Template Documents

Child Safeguarding Statement

Child Risk Assessment

Parental/Guardians Consent

Parental/ Guardians Consent Form

Guideline Documents

Sport Ireland Safeguarding Guidance for Children and Young People in Sport

Managing Photographs and Images

Managing Text and Email Communications


Sport Ireland SafeSport App



National Governance Officer (Mandated Person)

Badminton Ireland has a National Governance Officer, Conor Fadian, who can advise on any queries that affiliated bodies may have on this topic. Conor can be contacted on the following: 

Email:     Phone: (086) 0288 555


Designated Liaison Person

Badminton Ireland has a National Designated Liaison Person, David McGill, who can be contacted on the following: