Standard #3 Safety in the Facility/ Environment

The club can demonstrate, through a motion and approval from the board of directors (or for for-profit organizations, an equivalent governance structure) that the board has reviewed and approved all elements of their safety system and practices.  The elements include at a minimum  that the following safety requirements are met, understood, and reviewed annually by the appropriate personnel in the club: 

  • Risk management protocol and risk assessment;
  • The club stipulates its requirements for first aid and first responder;
  • The club and/or facility emergency action plans; and
  • Policy or procedure for allowing athletes to return to play after injury.

     

    Examples of Evidence

    • Minutes of the meeting confirming that above requirements are in place and have been updated for the current year

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