Essex Cricket is committed to ensuring that all children, young people and adults at risk who take part in cricket have a safe, positive and fun experience whatever their level of involvement. Everyone who is involved in cricket has a shared responsibility to support this by promoting the welfare of all children, young people and adults at risk and individually and collectively, we are signed up to the ECB Safe Hands Policy and are committed to delivering the ECB Safeguarding Standards as set out in the ECB’s County Partnership Agreement.

All full-time staff, part-time staff and volunteers have read the Staff Handbook and have signed and agree to abide by the content and the Codes of Conduct.

We recognise our collective and individual safeguarding responsibilities and accountabilities. We commit to:

  • Implementing preventative safeguarding measures and creating safe and enjoyable cricket settings.
  • Having clear, simple process in place for reporting concerns.
  • Ensuring safeguarding concerns regarding children and adults at risk are managed appropriately and thoroughly in conjunction with the ECB, Statutory agencies and other organisations as appropriate.


    If you have any Safeguarding or Child Abuse issues or concerns, please contact:

    Phil Knappett – County Safeguarding Officer for Essex Cricket

    07717 728725
    [email protected]

    Kate Morphew – County Safeguarding & EDI Officer

    [email protected]