6. Safety and Risk Management: Procedures and Mechanisms


Safety is paramount when working with domestic violence. All Local Authorities should have in place a number of key safety and risk management procedures. This includes a multi-agency response to working with survivors, perpetrators and children.

This section will provide an overview of the key safety and risk management procedures that are in place under the following mechanisms:

6.1 - Multi-agency Risk Assessment Conference

6.2 - Multi-agency Public Protection Arrangements

6.3 - Local Safeguarding Children Board

6.4 - Adult Safeguarding Board