Every baseball and softball club should have a Club Welfare Officer who leads on ensuring that the club provides a safe environment for participants, especially young people and vulnerable adults. They also act as the contact point for club members with welfare concerns and represent the club if a welfare investigation is carried out by BaseballSoftballUK, the British Baseball and Softball Federations or another safeguarding authority.
You can find out more about what is involved in the Welfare section.
It is important that Club Welfare Officers read the welfare-related policies and procedures which have been adopted by BaseballSoftballUK, the British Baseball Federation and the British Softball Federation. Leagues, clubs, teams, other affiliated organisations and individuals associated with baseball and softball are expected to follow these standards.