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KYL Safety Clinic 2015. The ASAP Mission: To increase awareness of the opportunities to provide a safer environment for kids and all Little League participants.

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1 KYL Safety Clinic 2015

2 The ASAP Mission: To increase awareness of the opportunities to provide a safer environment for kids and all Little League participants Why ASAP?

3 SAFETY  Starts from the time you pull into the parking lot until you leave the field  Everyone’s job!

4 Injury Prevention  Warm up  Stretch (dynamic)  Hydrate  Proper & Functional Equipment  Pay attention (bats and balls)

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6 First-Aid Kit  Try to standardize the minimum  dressings/band-aids  nitrile gloves  ice packs  sani-wipes/hand sanitizer  ACE wrap  tape  customize

7 First-Aid  Additional equipment  cervical collars  splints  safety glasses  saline solution  CPR masks  (these will be in the storage sheds at each field)

8 Universal Precautions  Infection control practices that are observed with every accident/injury to prevent exposure to blood borne pathogens  Use of safety glasses  Use of non latex gloves to protect yourself  Clean up with hand sanitizer after exposure

9 Open Wounds  Cut in the skin causing visible bleeding  abrasion  laceration  puncture  avulsion

10 Open Wounds  Epistaxis (bloody nose)  >80% anterior bleeds  Lean forward (sniffing posture)  Direct pressure (pinch the nostrils)  Do NOT put anything in the nose  Do NOT lean back!

11 Open Wounds  Treatment  Apply pressure  Pressure dressing  Elevation  Pressure points  Tourniquet (NO)  Can clean wound after bleeding stopped or in ED

12 Joint & Muscle Injuries  sprain  strain  fracture  dislocation  cramps  contusions

13 Joint & Muscle Injuries  RICE treatment  immobilize (splint)  see your doctor  call 911  have parents take child to ED

14 Head & Neck Injuries  If suspected try to be calm  if patient not awake then ABC’s  airway  breathing  circulation  do NOT move the patient  call 911!

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16 Concussion  confused  loss of consciousness  slurred speech  headache  stumbling  player CANNOT return to play until cleared by doctor!

17 Environmental dangers  Heat related illness  Lightning  Flora  Fauna

18 Heat Injuries  Heat cramps  Heat exhaustion  Heat stroke  Sunburn

19 Heat Injuries  Heat exhaustion  heat illness characterized by minor changes in mental status, dizziness, nausea, HA, and mild to moderate rise in core temperature  Heat stroke  syndrome where the body’s normal cooling mechanisms fail or become overwhelmed. Extreme body temperatures causing organ failure

20 Heat Injuries Treatment  Heat cramps  cool shady spot  remove tight/excess clothing  stretch affected muscles  electrolyte fluids (i.e.Gatorade, etc.)  cool compresses  usually not require EMS  Heat exhaustion  Heat stroke  Medical Emergency!  Same as heat cramps and 911!

21 Sunburn  Usually 1 st degree burn of skin  Prevention is BEST treatment  Sunscreen SPF > or = 30  Neck, arms, face, other exposed skin  Long sleeve shirts and hats or visors  Help prevent dehydration

22 Lightning  KYL Safety Code  ANY game or practice will be suspended at the first sign of lightning.  This is District #9 policy  Must wait 30 min after last lightning strike to resume activities  Clock restarts after each lightning strike

23 Lightning  Avoid is best treatment  Get into a car  The sheds, bleachers, and dugouts are NOT safe  EVERYONE’s responsibility

24 Plant poisoning  poison ivy  poison oak  poison sumac  rash, itch, redness, blisters, swelling  wash area and clothing  call your doctor if rash spreads or involves face, hands, and/or genitals

25 Bites & Stings  Spider (Black widow)  Ticks  Bees  Wasps  Hornets  Yellow jackets, etc.

26 Spider bites  most are venomous  most do NOT penetrate skin  Black widow (exception)  pain and/or numbing  2 small fang marks  HA,chills, fever  nausea/vomiting

27 Spider bite care  Catch the spider?! (for identity)  wash  cool compress  medical care for black widow needed

28 Tick bites  They don’t call it Lyme disease for no reason  painless  diseases carried (i.e. Lyme disease, Ehrlichiosis, RMSF, Babesiosis)  Deer tick carries the diseases

29 Tick bites  remove tick with tweezers  grasp as close to skin as possible  wash area  keep tick and send to your doctor  see your doctor for rash, HA, fevers, muscle aches or weakness, or joint swelling

30 Stings  immediate pain  itching  swelling  short of breath/chest tightness  hives all over  nausea/dizziness

31 Stings  remove stinger (only bees)  use credit card, etc.  no tweezers b/c it can squeeze more venom in  wash area and cool compress  observe patient for 30 min for more severe reactions  if so then 911

32 Regulation I (b) Annual background screenings must be completed prior to the applicant assuming his/her duties for the current season. Refusal to annually submit a fully completed “Little League Volunteer Application” must result in the immediate dismissal of the individual from the local league.

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34 When an accident does happen

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38 Contact Info  Eric Fisher, Safety Officer 663-1707  Dan Glynn, President (203)605-8863  EMS 911  Resident State Trooper 663-1123  State Police Westbrook Barracks (860) 399-6221  Middlesex Hospital ED (860)344-6686  Shoreline Clinic (860)358-3701

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