Removal from Sport Protocol (Strathroy Minor Baseball Association)

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The following outlines a process for immediate removal of a participant who is suspected of having sustained a concussion.

 

For the purpose of this Protocol, “Participant” shall mean any individual taking part in a Baseball Ontario sanctioned activity, including athletes, coaches, umpires and volunteers.

1. Remove the Participant

Designated person(s) to immediately remove the participant from further training, practice or games if the participant has sustained a concussion or is suspected of having sustained a concussion regardless of whether the concussion or suspected concussion was sustained from an activity associated with Baseball Ontario

2. Call 9-1-1 if Emergency

Designated person(s) to call 9-1-1 if in their opinion, doing so is necessary (e.g., if there is an emergency and any red flag signs and/or symptoms appear).

3. Inform

If the participant is 18 years of age or younger, Designated person(s) to inform the participant’s parent or guardian about the removal from further training, practice, or games.

 

Designated person(s) to advise the participant, or the parent or guardian if the participant is 18 years of age or younger, that the participant is required to undergo a medical assessment by a physician or nurse practitioner before the participant will be permitted to return to training, practice, or games.

4. Give Protocols

Designated person(s) to provide the participant or, if the participant is 18 years of age or younger, the participant’s parent or guardian Baseball Ontario Removal-from-Sport and Return-to-Sport protocols as soon as possible after the participant has been removed from further training, practice, or games.

5. Record the Incident

Make and keep a record of incidences where an athlete is removed from further training, practice, or games because they are suspected of having sustained a concussion regardless of whether the participant is later diagnosed with a concussion.

 

 

 

6. Returning to Training, Practice or Games

Once removed, the participant is not permitted to return to training, practice, or games, except in accordance with Baseball Ontario Return-to-Sport protocol.

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