Safe from Harm requirements
Managing Safe from Harm obligations of your NSO
Safe from Harm Coordinator identified
Key Safe from Harm Documents uploaded
The National Safe from Harm Policy covers child and youth safeguarding for the organsiation. The standards set as part of the Safe from Harm assessment criteria outlines that the policy should address different types of harm and abuse, including emotional, physical, sexual, and neglect; considers diversity and inclusion issues and any special needs of children and young people in the NSO; is consistent with national legal frameworks; applies to all levels of the NSO (local, regional, and national); is approved by relevant governance bodies; aligns with the World Safe from Harm Policy; and is regularly reviewed. Learn more here.
The national safeguarding reporting procedures are to cover the safeguarding of children, youth and adults within the organsiation. The standards set as part of the Safe from Harm assessment criteria outlines that the procedures should outline how to report and respond to safeguarding concerns, breaches of the code of conduct, or potential cases of abuse; outline the measures and actions to take following a safeguarding report; contain guidelines on how to collect and record information from all parties involved in a safeguarding concern or potential case of abuse; have been approved by relevant governance bodies; are compliant with national legal frameworks in which the NSO operates; are aligned with the World Safe from Harm Policy; and are regularly reviewed. Learn more here.