Fingal Orienteering Club 

Risk Assessment 

Fingal Orienteering Club written Risk Assessment document indicates the areas of potential risk of harm, the likelihood of the risk occurring, and gives the required policy, guidance or process documents require to alleviate these risks. 

The list of risks identified and procedures to manage these risks are contained in the following categories: 

Each risk that has been identified should have a procedure in place to manage that risk.

The Risk Assessment was undertaken in January 2020.


A template of the risks that were discussed at a Fingal meeting can be found here:

Risk Assessment IOA 

This is a Sport Ireland / IOA template. 

All the questions were discussed at a Fingal O meeting and the committee are satisfied that there are procedures in place in Fingal O to deal with any Child Protection issues.



Our Child Safeguarding Statement has been developed in line with requirements under the Children First Act 2015, (the Children First: National Guidance, and Tusla’s Child Safeguarding: A Guide for Policy, Procedure and Practice). In addition to our Risk Assessment document described above, there are further procedures that support our intention to safeguard children while they are availing of our activities.

Fingal Orienteering Club has the following procedures in place as part of our Safeguarding Policies: 

The above procedures are contained in the IOA Code of Ethics and Good Practice for Children’s Sport, which can be found here:  and then click : ‘ioa_code_of_ethics_and_good_practice_for_childrens_sport 2016’





We recognize that implementation is an ongoing process. Fingal Orienteering Club is committed to the implementation of this Child Safeguarding Statement and the procedures that support our intention to keep children safe from harm while availing of our activities. Please note the following: 

This Child Safeguarding Statement will be reviewed in January 2021.