Safeguarding Policies

The Irish Ice Hockey Association overriding priority is the safety and welfare of our young players and vulnerable adults. We are committed to ensuring that each player can participate to the best of the ability in a safe environment that is free from intimidation and bullying, taking the necessary steps to protect our players from any form of harm, discrimination and abuse, respecting their rights at all times.

The Irish Ice Hockey Association acknowledges our duty of care, to protect all our young players and vulnerable adults, safeguarding their welfare, regardless of age, gender, sexual identity, disability and racial origin.
Our Policies and Procedures are to be implemented to ensure that our young players welfare is maintained to a high standard whilst participating within our sport.

The following policies aims to establish a standard that guides how the IIHA and our clubs, provide a safe environment for our young players and vulnerable adults.

 •   Overnight, Staying Away & Hosting

•    Supervision, Ratios & Environment

•    Registration, Dropouts & Club Transfers

•    Incidents & Accidents Template Reporting Form

•    Transport & Travel

•    Filming & Photography

•    Social Media

•    Use of Mobile Phones

•    Physical Contact

•     Bullying

•     Facilities

•     Anti-Doping and Substance Misuse

We confirm that our organisation complies with The Governance Code for the Community, Voluntary, and Charitable Sector in Ireland.