As a Hockey Trainer and team official you must play a leadership role in implementing effective risk management programs with your own teams, enhancing the safety of players and all involved in amateur hockey. The following are some responsibilities that the Hockey Trainer should assume:
- Implement an effective Risk Management program with your team that strives to prevent injuries and accidents before they happen.
- Assume a proactive role in identifying and minimizing or eliminating risks during all activities, and if ever in doubt, always err on the side of caution.
- Promote and reflect the values of Fair Play and strive to instill these values in all participants and others involved in amateur hockey.
- Maintain accurate medical information files on all players and team officials and bring these to all team activities.
- Maintain a Player Injury Log.
- Maintain a fully stocked First Aid Kit and bring it to all team activities.
- Recognize life-threatening and significant injuries, and be prepared to deal with serious injury.
- Manage minor injuries.
- Recognize injuries that require a player to be removed from action.
- Refer players to medical professionals and coordinate return to play.
- Act as a Hockey Trainer for both your team and your opponents if only one Hockey Trainer is present.
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