Safety Guidelines and Procedures
We recommend that all coaches and managers familiarise themselves with the WVFHC safety guidelines and procedures. This includes:
Please click here to download and print the document.
- roles and responsibilities of coaches and managers
- roles and responsibilities of WVFHC
- recommended contents of a First Aid Kit
- concussion awareness and education
- what to do in the event of a serious incident
- return to play procedure
Serious Incident Procedure
Every manager and coach is responsible for: |
In the event of an injured player, the Safety
Person will determine whether it is a serious injury or not:
- reviewing the Emergency Action Plan for each
field/location that they are playing on
- identifying a Call Person, Contact Person and
Safety Person in the team. These may include the Assistant Coach, Manager or
parents - whatever makes most sense for each individual team.
- completing an Incident Report if the Emergency
Action Plan is activated or if a head injury is involved.
For all serious injuries, after the Emergency
Action Plan has been completed and the player is taken care of, the Safety
- if it is a minor injury, appropriate actions will be taken by the team to
help the player (ie. taken off field, First Aid Kit, ice pack etc)
- if it is a serious injury, the Emergency Action Plan will be activated.
- if a head injury is involved, an Incident Report Form must be completed
whether the EAP is activated or not.
- notify the General Manager at the Club: Emma Gibbons at 604 715 4502
- complete an Incident Report Form and email it to the General Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- The Incident Report Form can be found here
All coaches and managers should familiarise themselves with the Emergency Action Plan (EAP) for each field/location that they are playing on.|
Please find below all the EAPs for the facilities on the north shore. We recommend that you download and print the EAP to keep with you when you play at each location.