Singapore Badminton Association’s Safe Sport Commitment

Definition

Based on the International Olympic Council’s Consensus Statement developed in 2016, Safe Sport is defined as “an athletic environment that is respectful, equitable and free from all forms of harassment and abuse (non-accidental) violence”.

Purpose

  • To protect the interests of all players, staff, coaches, officials and volunteers in our national programmes in our sport from harassment and abuse.
  • To outline the principles that guide our approach to safeguarding and protecting all players, staff, coaches, officials and volunteers in our national programmes
  • To adopt practices and outline standards of behaviour
  • To establish a safe sport culture that is understood, endorsed and put into action by coaches and staff who work for, volunteer or access our activities, courses, events and programmes

Responsibilities

Our Management Committee approves and endorses Singapore Badminton Association commitment to keep all players, staff, coaches, officials and volunteers in our national programmes from harassment and abuse. It is the responsibility of all at SBA, from the Management Committee, to staff and volunteers, to protect all players, staff, coaches, officials and volunteers in our national programmes from all forms of abuse, bullying and exploitation by our people or stakeholders.

Read SBA’s Complete Safe Sport Policy Here >>