Every year children, young people and vulnerable adults visit the museum and we wish to ensure that all visitors are safe and protected from harm whilst on our premises. East Grinstead Museum wishes to ensure its staff, contractors and volunteers operate best practice standards, yet at the same time provide them with protection from unfair allegations.

The guidelines in our policies will ensure that there is clarity about our obligations and standards. Where necessary, we will refer any issues or concerns involving protection to the appropriate agencies. If we encounter a safeguarding issue that constitutes, or may constitute a crime, the Police will be informed.