Southwest KC Minor Hockey Association (SWKC) is committed to ensuring the safety of our players on ice and off the ice recognized as integral to the success of our organization. Each team must have one (1) person as the Team Safety manager who has completed the Hockey Canada Safety Program and is able to attend all games and practices. The Safety Manager is responsible to have the first aid kit available at all games and practices and will assist players if an injury is to occur.
Hockey Canada Safety Program (HCSP) is a four-hour online program referred to as “Hockey University - Online Safety”. The program introduces team safety, injury recognition and important information to fulfil the Safety Manager role. From the Fair Play Code and Code of Ethics, to Safety at the Rink, Injury Management and the Emergency Action Plan, this program gives you the information and confidence needed to be the go-to-person on your team for health, wellness, injury recognition, safe and proper recovery and return to play procedures.
The role of the team safety person may be one of the following:
Certification is based on 100% completion of the online Hockey University- Safety program.
The certification for this program is valid for a period of three (3) hockey seasons from the date completion (expiring on September 1st).
For more information and registration regarding the Safety Program, visit Hockey Alberta.
Safety Manger Forms and Information