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CONCUSSION ASSESSMENT PROCEDURE FOR COACHES

Following a potential concussion-causing event, the individual should be removed from activity and assessed for a medical emergency

If you suspect a player has sustained a severe head injury or shows any one of the listed red flags during a game, immediately:

  • Call 911- provide KLL baseball field name and locations
  • Do not move injured player
  • Appoint someone to stay with injured player and monitor them until Emergency Services arrive.
  • Inform paramedics of TeamSnap player information
  • Notify the player’s parents’ or emergency contacts if unavailable.
  • Complete a Concussion Incident Report and submit to safety@kerrisdalebaseball.com.

If a player’s head injury is not an emergency:

  • Remove the individual from the playing field and do not let them return to play for the remainder of the day.
  • Do not leave the injured player alone.
  • Watch for (and record if any) new symptoms.
  • Notify ASAP the parents or emergency contacts of injured playerPlayer should be seen by a doctor as soon as possible.
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