Carraig Safety Consultants Ltd is committed to doing what it can to safeguard those children and vulnerable adults with whom faculty interacts, either directly or indirectly so that they can avail of their right to a safe environment.
For the purpose of this policy and procedures Carraig Safety, considers a Vulnerable Person as an adult or child who is restricted in capacity to guard himself/herself against harm or exploitation or to report such harm or exploitation.
Carraig Safety seeks to uphold the rights of vulnerable persons learn and be associated with a safe and supportive environment and to ensure the full expression and promotion of people’s rights and responsibilities. This policy provides a framework whereby both faculty trainers and employees can proof their own actions and behaviour. Carraig Safety is committed to the safeguarding of vulnerable persons.
Scope of Policy
This Policy applies employees and Faculty which are involved with or carrying out training in a high risk area for vulnerable person.
Responsibility for implementation of this procedure rests with Carraig Safety Managing Director, employees and Faculty Tutors. Emer Gaffney is Carraig Safety designated person.
Designated Liaison Person
Carraig Safety has assigned a relevant person, for the purpose of The Children First Act 2015, as the Designated Liaison Person. They are to be contacted in relation to any child protection concerns in relation to any Carraig Safety employees/Sub contractors and are also responsible for ensuring all reporting procedures are followed.
The D.L.P. for Carraig Safety Ltd is
Procedure – Respond to a Disclosure of Concern
It is of the utmost importance that disclosures are treated in a sensitive and discreet manner. Anyone responding to a vulnerable person making such a disclosure should take the following steps.
Procedure - Reporting
Following a disclosure of abuse, employees/faculty should:
Vulnerable Adult Learner
Training in schools after school hours
Learners part taking of unpaid work placement (T.Y.)
Accusation of learner aimed at Tutor
Learner being bullied by other learners
Learner being intimidated by Tutor
Sexual references being made by Tutor toward Learner
Unwarranted advances being made by tutor toward learner
Unwarranted advances being made by learner toward Tutor
Inappropriate physical contact between Tutor and Learner
Carraig Safety Safe-guarding Policies and Procedures
HSE/TUSLA E-Learning module on Child Safeguarding or equivalent
Carraig Safety Code of Conduct for staff
Carraig Safety will ensure that any records made in relation to a safeguarding issue should be kept confidentially and in a secure place. Information in relation to vulnerable person concerns should be shared on a "need to know" basis.
Monitoring, Evaluation and Review
Carraig Safety will track and monitor the process and will review policy annually.
Training and Awareness
Carraig Safety will provide training, support and guidance to all stakeholders on the Safeguarding Policy.
Health and Safety Policies
Garda Vetting Policy
Data Protection Policy