Special Olympics Ontario requests, that Floor Hockey Coaches check every helmet that is being used in Floor Hockey programs; to ensure that they are CSA approved. Non CSA approved helmets, are not be used in any setting (practice or competition). CSA certified products, have a certification mark on them. For a visual please visit http://www.csa-international.org/certification_marks/marks_for_canada/
Please note, “Masquerader” helmets, often referred to as “Street Hockey Helmets” are NOT CSA approved and are not be used.
We would like to take this opportunity, to remind Coaches; that safety checks should be conducted on all equipment, at regular intervals. Please check your helmets at your next practice.
To learn more, please visit http://www.csagroup.org/consumers/consumer_site/tips19.html
If you have any questions; please contact Dia Sue-Wah-Sing, Sport Developer, di...@specialolympicsontario.com.
Yours in sport,