1. Standard of care
What a reasonable person would do under the same circumstances.
2. Natural feature hazards
3. Common Natural Hazards
4. Classification of users
Children/Attractive Nuisance Doctrine
5. Children and the attractive nuisance doctrine
6. High Risk Recreation
7. High Risk Activities
Whitewater rafting/canoeing kayaking
Back Country Adventure
8. Use of Waivers
Waivers should be used for All Adults and parents sign agreements to participate
9. How risk should be managed
Risk should be managed but not eliminated, because physical and mental risk plays an important part in attracting individuals and organizations to high-risk activities.
10. How warnings are given
Verbal and written safety precautions and warnings of potential dangers should be given
Additional supervision is important.
11. Protection issues
Law enforcement in the areas of recreation and parks is by the nature of the activity usually low key.
Rules enforced by person in charge
12. 3 basic law enforcement purposes of park law
1. To protect the people from other people.
2. To protect the people from the environment.
3. To protect the environment (property or resources) from the people.
13. Who is a coach responsible for?
The athlete and his or her best interest
14. Contact sports and matching players
Players have to be evenly matched
15. Instruction of players
Proper instruction is not only to ensure the safety of your own players, but also to eliminate negligent conduct that results in injury to members of an opposing team.
16. Coaches providing medical care
Coaches have a legal duty to provide emergency medical care for their athletes.
17. Coaches and CPR certification
Coaches and trainers should have CPR certification and be trained...