“Rowan’s Law”, is now in affect in Ontario.
Concussions have been at the forefront of the news over the past number of years and all participants should be familiar with the signs and effects of concussions. We need to take responsibility to provide guidance to athletes who may be injured. This will help reduce long term and short term issues relating to any head injuries. Below are the requirements needed to comply with Rowan’s Law:
In short, every person who participates in an organized sporting event must sign off on this protocol. BSSC must verify each participant has fully reviewed the Concussion Code of Conduct and
- Confirm they have read a Ministry Approved Concussion Awareness Resource;
- Confirm they have reviewed, and committed to the Ontario Sailing Athlete Concussion Code of Conduct;
Below are the Ministry Approved Concussion Resources. There are three options based on age that we are sharing …
Please sign and return this form to the Club prior to lessons or the Sailing season;