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SAFETY & RESEARCH

 

Webinars and Tutorials

 Hazing Webinar presented by Todd Nelson

 

Student-Athlete Injury Information

 Rio Convenience Summary Report

 

MRSA Concern

Health Advisory: Prevention of Methicillin - Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) Infections in the School Setting which was originally issued on October 25, 2007 has been updated. Updated sections are indicated by underlined text in this most recent advisory. You may view this new advisory from the NYS Department of Health and NYS Education Department on our website in the A-Z Index, under "M" for MRSA. Find More Here

 Best Practices for Preventing Skin Infections
 Resources for Skin Infections
 NYSPHSAA Guide for Skin Infections

 

Heat Index & Wind Chill Procedures

The NYSPHSAA Executive Committee (May 2010) approved:

 Heat Index Procedures
 Wind Chill Procedures for use in its member school athletic programs

Resources:

 Early Season Climate Acclimatization
 Preseason Heat-Acclimatization Guidelines for Secondary School Athletics
 U.S. Soccer Heat Guidelines

 

Other Safety Issues

 Thunder and Lightning Policy
 Special Equipment Accommodations Procedure
 Cardiac Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs)