PLAYER SAFETY IS #1. HELP US STAY HEALTHY. HELP US STAY SAFE.
PREVENTION AND EDUCATION-COACHING STAFF
1. Staff should wash their hands as often as possible (scrubbing them for at least 20 seconds).
2. Staff should cover their cough or cough or sneeze into the crook of the arm, or into a disposable tissue, and thoroughly wash their hands after.
3. Staff should avoid touching their face.
4. Staff should use hand sanitizer available to them if soap and water are not immediately available.
5. Staff should avoid shaking hands, high-fiving, etc. with anyone.
6. Staff should maintain social distancing (6 feet apart) from other staff, athletes, and/or visitors to the fullest extent feasible.
7. Staff are encouraged to self-monitor for signs and symptoms of COVID-19. Staff should stay home if they are sick and will only be allowed to return to work if they have received medical clearance from a medical professional.
8. Staff who have been in contact with individuals who have been diagnosed with COVID-19 should remain in quarantine for 14 days from their last contact with the infected individual. Staff who have tested positive for COVID-19 must remain in isolation for a minimum of 7 days plus 72 hours from the time they became well again unless otherwise instructed by a medical professional or public health official.
1. All staff, coaches and athletes will have a screening protocol to be completed via email before entering the area of instruction/play including a temperature check and a questionnaire covering symptoms and suspected or confirmed exposure to people with possible COVID-19.
2. All staff, coaches and athletes entering the program will be logged for contact tracing purposes via the email response.
3. For indoor play, we will have an assigned dedicated entry point for all staff, coaches and athletes. This entry point may be different from the exit point.
4. Athletes and Coaches will proceed directly to their assigned field and stay on the field of play during the duration of their training. They will be assigned specific equipment to use.
5. Indoor access for spectators may be limited to staff and athletes depending upon the facility requirements and latest guidance from the agency having jurisdiction.
FIELD OF PLAY GUIDANCE
1. Keep everyone in the field of play at least six feet from one another to the maximum extent possible, including through the use of ground markings, signs, and physical barriers, as appropriate to the venue.
2. Provide non-medical grade face coverings to our staff & coaches.
3. Require face coverings to be worn when employees cannot consistently maintain six feet of separation from other individuals in the field of play.
4. Further restrictions of access to private or public facilities that we use will be based on our venue hosts. Motor City Lacrosse enters into rental agreements with those venue hosts and does not control the facilities’ operation.
1. For outdoor activities, employees will have access to wash rooms or hand sanitzer and we will encourage staff and athletes to wash hands frequently or to use hand sanitizer.
2. We will designate one or more staff to oversee the COVID-19 control strategies developed. The supervisor will remain on-site at all times when staff or athletes are present on site.
3. We will provide COVID-19 training to employees that covers:
1. Infection-control practices
2. The proper use of protective equipment
3. Steps the employee must take to notify the business or operation of any symptoms of COVID-19 or a suspected or confirmed diagnosis of COVID-19.
4. How to report unsafe working conditions
4. When a staff member is identified with a confirmed case of COVID-19, within 24 hours, notify both the local public health department, and any staff, athletes or visitors who may have come into contact with the person with a confirmed case of COVID-19.
5. Motor City Lacrosse rents the facilities we use and is not in charge of their disinfection strategy however if our staff learns of an issue with the cleanliness of the facility, we will advise our venue host and refrain from use of the area or the facility until resolved. In the event of a positive COVID-19 case in the venue that Motor City Lacrosse is hosting a program, we will send all staff home, shut down all operations at the facility until it is professionally deep cleaned and disinfected. Employee will not be able to return to workplace until tested, symptom-free and quarantined for 14 days.
6. We will follow Executive Order 2020-36, and any executive orders that follow it, that prohibit discharging, disciplining, or otherwise retaliating against contract help who stay home or who leave work when they are at particular risk of infecting others with COVID-19.
7. Encourage employees to use personal protective equipment and hand sanitizer.
8. We will adopt any additional infection-control measures that are reasonable in light of the duties performed on the field of play and the rate of infection in the surrounding community.