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SAFETY OVERVIEW

An Open Letter about Safety

Managers, Assistants and Parents,


In an effort to help our managers and coaches comply with our safety standards, the Board of Directors for the Chanhassen Little League (CLL) has put forth a mandate of safety rules to be followed as outlined in this manual. Each team will also appoint aTeam Safety Officer (TSO) will assist the manager and the designated coaches of that team to insure that the safety guidelines are met whether at practice or during a game.
 
The commitment to this Safety Manual is proof that we at CLL are dedicated to our cause. Please read it carefully, as it will familiarize you with safety fundamentals. Then use the manual as a powerful reference guide throughout the season.
 
The following documents are found on the Documents Tab under Safety:
  • Chanhassen Little League Safety Manual
  • Safety Officer Power Point Presentation 
  • Volunteer Application Form
  • Incident/Injury Tracking Report
  • Little League Accident Notification Form
  • General Liability Claim Form
  • Medical Release
  • Hey Coach Pre-Game
  • Hits/Runs/Bumps/Bruises
  • Concessions Safety

First Aid Kit Recommendations
Your team will be supplied with a basic first aid kit by CAA.
Here is a good article from Little League, "Safety Kits, what goes in them?"
Here is a list of suggested basic and additional optional supplies to add to your first aid kit as suggested by the ASA ACE Coaching Certification manual:
  • Impact Ice Bags
  • Scissors
  • Athletic Tape
  • Q-Tips/Cotton Swabs
  • Safety Pins
  • Telephone numbers for parents
  • Splint Material
  • Band Aids
  • Gauze
  • Antibiotic Ointment
  • Tweezers
  • 4 Pairs of Rubber Gloves
  • Towel
  • Plastic Bags
  • Sun Screen
  • Antibiotic Tape
  • Sting Kill
  • Bug Spray
  • Medical Release Forms


CONCUSSION TRAINING OVERVIEW
  • Minnesota Legislature Concussion Law was passed on September 1st, 2011
  • Mandates:
    • All coaches and officials receive concussion training and education (3-year intervals)
    • Coaches MUST remove athlete from activity if they exhibit signs or behaviors or are suspected of sustaining a concusion
    • Law requires health care professional signature to return to play if athlete is removed
  • CAA has already instituted training- available on our Website for anyone - provided by Centers for Disease Control
  • All aspects of the law will be STRICTLY Upheld by C.A.A. Baseball and Softball