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Dr. Tom Pashby Sports Safety Award 2011 Nominations

2012 Nomination Documents will be released January 2012. 2011 Nomination Deadline: Closed Details: Nomination Form (PDF), Criteria & Guidelines, Fact Sheet Formulaire De Candidature (PDF), Critères et Directives, Fiche Documentaire The Dr. Tom Pashby Sports Safety Award recognizes outstanding contributions … Continue reading

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Eye Injuries by Country

Here is a list of 12 countries and the sport that causes the most eye injuries. Country Sport Causing Most Eye Injuries Australia Cricket Canada Hockey England Squash Holland Soccer Ireland Hurling Japan Baseball New Zealand Squash Portugal Soccer Switzerland … Continue reading

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Eye Injuries in Sports

Over the past 30 hockey seasons in Canada, 1914 eye injuries have been reported including 311 legally blinded eyes. 302 of the blind eyes were suffered by players wearing no eye protectors, 9 by players wearing visors whose helmets were … Continue reading

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Rules for Sports Safety

We strongly recommend that all hockey bodies, amateur and professional, wherever played, introduce a No Head Check Rule, in bold print, in their rule books and enforce it with severe penalties. The OHA introduced such a rule with success. Never … Continue reading

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