This sports-specific guide provides risk management strategies for over 15 different sports as well as forms, waivers, and medical releases. Fried addresses legal principles and terminology, transportation, insurance, first aid, issues of liability, etc. for a variety of people associated with sports. Athletes, administrators, facility and events managers, coaches, medical personnel (team physicians, athletic trainers, EMTs), spectators, parents, and students can benefit from the knowledge found in Safe at First.
This book is written in an easy-to-understand style with sound legal advice expressed in non-technical terms. Fried guides the reader from the earliest stages of event planning to the completion of the event with special attention given to the concerns that accompany event management.
Safe at First also includes a sexual abuse risk management manual for youth sports/activities organizations. This extensive guide appeals to the concerns of those involved with youth sports programs.