Our mission is to provide baseball instruction, skill development and playing opportunities for players in grades 1 through high school in Brookline Massachusetts.

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1.  President: Stephen Tracey

     Safety/CORI Officer:  Adam Doctoroff

2.  Availability

This Safety Manual is available to all coaches, volunteers and families on our website (www.brooklineyouthbaseball.org) or by e-mail at .  The Vice President of Equipment will provide this form in each equipment bag.

3.  Contact numbers

     Emergency Phone Number: 911

Local Police Emergency 617-730-2222

BYB President – 617-461-0583

BYB Safety Officer – 617-543-6119

4. Volunteer background checks

The Safety Officer will run a Massachusetts CORI background check on all new volunteers and a First Advantage national background check on all volunteers annually.

5. Coaches Clinic and PCA Training

Every manager/coach will attend this training at least once every 3 years. All Managers must complete the Positive Coaching Alliance online training once every three years.

6. Concussion Training

Every manager/coach will complete the CDC concussion training once every 3 years.

7. Fields 

Coaches will walk/ inspect the fields prior to practices and games. Umpires will also be required to walk the fields for hazards before each game.

8. Field Survey

The Vice President Fields shall survey BYB facilities.

9. Concessions 

If BYB has concessions, BYB will comply with recommended safety procedures.

10. Equipment

The Vice President, Equipment will inspect all equipment in the pre-season.

Managers/ coaches will ensure that all bats are approved by Little League.

11. Prompt Accident Reporting

Managers will report any accidents to the Safety Officer and President within 48 hours of the incident.

12. First Aid

The Vice President Equipment shall provide each Team with an updated first aid kit, including instant ice packs.  Managers/coaches shall have it at every practice and game.

13. Rules

All teams to enforce all Little League and BYB Rules including no “on deck” circles.

14. Forms 

BYB shall submit a qualified safety plan registration form with its ASAP plan.

15.  Roster Data

BYB shall submit all roster data to Little League using the on-line data center.