ASTO members must have a Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy, and it is strongly advised that staff and volunteers take a Safeguarding course.

Online Safeguarding courses available for ASTO member's Staff and Volunteers.

Does your organisation have the necessary safeguarding measures and policies in place?

Advice can be found on the links below:

RYA Safeguarding policy and guidance

Charities Commission policy paper July 2014

Visit the NSPCC website and use the search function to find information on most topics and to be able to find the assistance / publications you may need for your organisation to comply with current standards.

Please refer to the separate DBS section if you have any queries regarding the Disclosure and Barring Service.