Safeguarding Checklist

Safeguarding Checklist

In terms of Safeguarding,  if you have juvenile players in your club, you must have the following:

  1. All PLAYERS/COACHES are affiliated to Badminton Ireland
  2. A juvenile club must have at least one Safeguarding Officer
  3. A Safeguarding Officer must have completed the following training:
    1. Safeguarding Level 1 Training/ Safeguarding Children & Young People
    2. Garda Vetting / Access NI Checked
    3. Be an affiliated Badminton Ireland Member
  4. A Safeguarding Officer who sits on the club committee
  5. A Safeguarding Officer who is actively enforcing the Code of Conduct with players, officials and coaches
  6. A Club Designated Liaision Person (assumed by the Chair of the Club if none can be appointed for the position) 
  7. Completed Child Risk Assessment
  8. Completed Safeguarding Statement visible at your venue of play
  9. Have and use a Safeguarding Officer BI Secure email account

(Points 6,7 and 8 refer to Affiliated Bodies in the Republic of Ireland only.)

If you have any questions on this criteria for safeguarding within your club, please contact Conor Fadian, National Governance Officer, on

or by mobile on 086 028 8555