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Safety Policy and Guidelines

Sun Smart Policy

Sutherland Little Athletics Centre in conjuction with Little Athletics NSW promotes, encourages and supports sun protection at both training and competition.

All parents and athletes should be taking the following steps to adequately protect themselves from the sun –

  • Parent & Athletes please apply a minimum SPF 50+ broad spectrum water resistant sunscreen before competition and reapply every 2 hours.
  • Please encourage your children to stay in the shade when not competing and wear cover up clothing – preferably a shirt with long sleeves a collar and hat.
  •  During competition make sure your children always wear a hat and drink plenty of water during the morning. Please make sure they take their water bottle with them to their events.
  •  For more information please see Little Athletics NSW Sun Protection Policy.

Sun Protection Policy

First Aid

Sutherland Little Athletics Centre has Certificate First Aid Voluteers. Please report all injuries, no matter how minor they may seem, to a Committee member at the time of the injury so that they can be recorded in the Centre’s injury register.

For more serious injuries please email the Centre Secretary to obtain an incident form to be completed by Committee and Witnessed by the Age Manager.

If an athlete suffers a long term injury or illness the Centre Recorder should be informed so that the athlete’s condition can be taken into account for attendance purposes.

AT REGISTRATION IT IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE PARENT/GUARDIAN TO ADVISE THE CENTRE REGISTRAR OF ALL PRE-EXISTING MEDICAL CONDITIONS/TREATMENTS/MEDICATIONS THAT MAY AFFECT THE CHILD IN THE COURSE OF PARTICIPATION IN, OR TRAINING FOR LITTLE ATHLETICS