Playing surfaces can affect the risk of concussion. Most playing surfaces were created without consideration of how they affect concussion risk, so it is appropriate to audit all playing areas and surfaces to look for ways to limit injury to the brain.
- Audit safety of all playing surfaces and consider improvements.
- Is your turf tested annually for G-max? The longer turf is in place, the harder it can get, and the greater the risk for concussions. Learn more here.
- Learn how turf fields may affect risk of concussion.
- Audit safety of hockey boards.
- Audit all secondary court and field equipment for safety.
- Clear the playing surface of any items or equipment on or near the field that may pose a risk to players. Click here to read about what can go wrong.
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