A quick guide to Safeguarding within the BMC
Child Safeguarding Policy
The BMC has a Child Safeguarding Policy that is reviewed and updated on a regular basis. Please click here to download a copy of the policy. Read why Safeguarding Matters
Adult Safeguarding Policy
The BMC also has an Adult Safeguarding Policy that is reviewed and updated on a regular basis. Please click here to download a copy of the policy.
The BMC has a Whistleblowing Policy that can be downloaded by clicking here
The BMC provides Child Safeguarding training for volunteers and staff who work with under 18s during BMC events or activities. To find out more please click here
The BMC's Child Safeguarding advice and guidance for affiliated clubs can be downloaded by clicking here
Guidance for Young People
Advice and guidance for young people can be found by clicking here
Guidance for Parents
A free to download BMC booklet contains essential information, as well as a list of important questions to ask when your child starts climbing, hillwaking or mountaineering. Click here
Who to contact
Nick Colton is the BMC's Lead Safeguarding Officer. If you need any advice, guidance or support email email@example.com or call 0161 438 3305.
If you wish to report something that concerns you please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
An entirely confidential helpline
Phone 0800 1111 Web www.childline.org.uk
Phone 0808 800 500 Email email@example.com
Child Protection in Sport Unit
Phone 0116 366 5590 Web www.thecpsu.org.uk Email firstname.lastname@example.org
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