UK Athletics and HCAF Adult Safeguarding Procedures

These procedures apply to the following governing bodies in athletics:

  • UK Athletics (UKA)
  • England Athletics (EA)
  • Athletics Northern Ireland (ANI)
  • Welsh Athletics (WA)
  • Scottish Athletics (SA).

In this document, any reference to UK Athletics means UK Athletics and the above listed Home Country Athletics Federations (HCAFs). We are committed to providing a safe environment for everyone to participate in athletics. These procedures should be implemented with reference to the Adult Safeguarding Policy and supporting information.

These procedures detail the steps to be taken when a concern is raised that an adult involved in athletics and related activities is at risk of, or is experiencing, harm.