Health and safety

Concussion

Prevent and manage concussions 
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Our priorities are our players’ health and safety.

Rugby Quebec relies World Rugby’s concussion management protocols.

If you wish to learn more about preventing concussions, World Rugby’s website offers learning modules

Also, Rugby Quebec relies the guidelines contained in the Plan de prévention contre les commotions (in french only) of the Ministère de l’Éducation.

 

Playsmart

Rugby Canada PlaySmart
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PlaySmart is a program established in 2016 by Rugby Canada.

It requires from coaches and referees who are involved in the rugby community minimal knowledge to manage and prevent injuries (such as concussions).

They are required to complete the online training offered by World Rugby on the topic.

We joined this program with enthusiasm to ensure the safety of our players.

 

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World Rugby

World Rugby prevention program

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World Rugby is a leader in injuries prevention and management.

Rugby Quebec relies on the recommendations of World Rugby to ensure the safety of its players.

Their website offers several online training modules to train people involved in rugby.

Check out the resources below for more information:
Player welfare
Concussion management program
Rugby Ready Training