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2019 Safety Manual

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Table of Contents

     

Mission Statement

3

Emergency Phone Numbers

4

Board of Directors Information

5

Fundamental Skills (By Division)

6

Code of Conduct

7

General Information

8

Inclement Weather Procedures

9

Concession Procedure

10

Managers Handout

11

Equipment Policy

12

Equipment Agreement

13

Injury Tracking Form

14

 

Hillsboro Little League updates and publishes this manual annually.  All League officials and volunteers will be provided a copy.  If you have any ideas or suggestions you think should be included in the next publication contact the League Safety Officer.

 

This manual has been updated and published for the 2018 season.


Mission Statement

 

Hillsboro Little League

Developing the Legends of Tomorrow

 

It is the mission of Hillsboro Little League to teach our youth to be better citizens and athletes.  We will strive to obtain these goals by recruiting volunteers that have good coaching abilities as well as strong leadership skills.  We will establish a mentorship program available to any coach that requests help.  We will implement a training program through videos and clinics that will teach certain skills at each level of play.  We will strive to keep Hillsboro Little League complex a safe learning and playing environment.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Emergency Phone Numbers

 

In case of emergency, dial 911

NOTE: When reporting an emergency be ready to give the number you are calling from, the type of help you need, the community name, and the street address. Stay on the line if possible

 

Hillsboro Little League Street Address:

9855 Hwy BB

 

Hillsboro Police (non-emergency)

636-797-9999

Hillsboro Fire (non-emergency)

636-797-3619

Ambulance (non-emergency)

636-586-2132

Missouri Child Abuse Hotline

1-800-392-3738

Child Find Hotline

1-800-426-5678

 


2019 Board of Directors

 

TITLE

PHONE

EMAIL

President

Michele Largent

 

314-520-7650

 

[email protected]

Vice President

Tim Dierks

 

636-524-9669

 

[email protected]

Treasurer

Angie Davis

 

636-208-6133

 

[email protected]

Secretary
Dennis Schamburg

 

314-616-7522

 

[email protected]

League Information/Sponsors

Kristi Hlina

 

314-971-7017

 

[email protected]

Safety Officer

Darren Boyer

 

636-725-5476

 

[email protected]

Coaching Coordinator

Darren Boyer

 

636-725-5476

 

[email protected]

Chief Umpire

Crystal Vogler

 

636-222-2157

 

[email protected]

Concession Manager

Amie Jarvis

 

636-208-6133

 

 

Equipment Manager

Michael Conn

 

314-278-4291

 

[email protected]

Building Maintenance

Jay Mills

 

314-369-9771

 

[email protected]

Field Maintenance

Tim Dierks

 

636-209-8069

 

[email protected]

General Board Members

Debbie Spiller

Tamara Risher

Danielle Conn

Gene Bonds

Sherry Dierks

 

 

 

 

 


Required Fundamentals Training (By Division)

 

Tee Ball

  • Basic catching and throwing skills
  • Basic base running techniques
  • How to hit off a tee
  • How to place hit off a tee

Mini Baseball and Softball

  • Reaffirm catching and throwing skills
  • Reaffirm base running techniques
  • Basic hitting skills
  • Basic "Where's the play?"

Minor Baseball and Softball

  • Reaffirm catching and throwing skills
  • Reaffirm base running techniques
  • Basic hitting skills
  • Basic pitching skills
  • "Where's the play?"

Major Baseball and Softball

  • Reaffirm catching and throwing skills
  • Base running techniques
  • Hitting skills
  • Pitching skills
  • "Where's the play?"

Intermediate 50/70 Baseball

  • Reaffirm catching and throwing skills
  • Base running techniques
  • Hitting skills
  • Pitching skills
  • Lead-offs/Stealing on pitcher
  • Pickoff Moves
  • "Where's the play?"

Junior/Senior Baseball and Softball

  • Reaffirm catching and throwing skills
  • Base running techniques
  • Hitting skills
  • Pitching skills
  • Lead-offs/Stealing on the pitcher
  • Pickoff moves
  • "Where's the play?"

 


Code of Conduct

NO Tobacco        No Weapons  No Alcohol  No Drugs  No Pets

Hillsboro Little League is proud to have a tobacco-free, alcohol-free, drug-free, pet-free and weapon-free facility. 

Everyone who attends a Hillsboro Little League function is expected to observe these restrictions.  Infractions will be dealt with on a case-by-case basis.

 

1.  In accordance with Little League regulations, the use of tobacco products is prohibited and will be allowed in designated areas only and not closer than 20 feet of the playing fields.  Offenders will be subject to penalties up to and including suspension and being banned from Hillsboro Little League functions.

2.  There is a no tolerance policy for alcohol.  Offenders will be subject to penalties up to and including suspension, arrest, and being banned from Hillsboro Little League functions.

3.  There is an absolute no tolerance policy for weapons.  Offenders will be subject to penalties up to and including suspension, arrest, and being banned from Hillsboro Little League functions.

4.  There is an absolute no tolerance policy for illegal drugs.  Offenders will be arrested and be banned from Hillsboro Little League functions.

5.  There is a "no-pet" policy enforced at Hillsboro Little League for the safety of the kids.  Offenders will be asked to leave with their pet.

 

It is not the intent of Hillsboro Little League to oppress anyone's personal habits, however, we do have a responsibility to the people that have chosen to participate in our program.  Hillsboro Little League reserves the right to prohibit participation in our program.  Thank you for your cooperation.


General Information

1.  ALL Hillsboro Little League volunteers are required to submit a completed 2018 volunteer form, a copy of a photo I.D., and have a background check completed.

 

2.  Only league officials, managers, coaches, umpires, or any other team personnel (after passing a background check and having been approved by the Board of Directors) are allowed on the fields during practices and games.

 

3.  Hillsboro Little League reserves the right to refuse, limit, or prohibit participation in our program.

 

4.  Only league equipment issued by, or personal equipment after being inspected and approved by the Hillsboro Little League Equipment Manager will be allowed on the playing fields.

 

5.  All playing equipment shall be inspected for visible damage prior to each use. (At no time shall visibly damaged equipment be used.)

 

6.  Any damaged or suspect equipment shall be returned to the equipment manager for repair or replacement.

 

7.  The field umpire and both managers shall check the playing condition of the field.  (At no time shall a field that has been determined to be unplayable be used.)

 

8.  Make sure a telephone is available prior to the start of any game or practice in case of an emergency.

 

9.  Safety related comments are welcome.

 

10.  All injuries and near-misses should be reported on the appropriate accident form and turned in at the concession stand within 24 hours of the incident.  The forms are available at the concession stand or from the Safety Officer.

 

11.  Little League is required to have a first-aid kit at each game/practice, especially at an off-site location.

 

The health and well-being of all participants of Hillsboro Little League is, and must remain, our number one priority.  These safety requirements have been established and must be observed when involved with any Hillsboro Little League function.  There is always enough time to make sure the playing fields and equipment are in good condition prior to each use.


Inclement Weather Policy

 

Hillsboro Little League is committed to the safety of all the participants.  The following is a list of procedures that should be followed on foul weather or high-temperature days.

 

1.  If weather conditions are unfavorable prior to game time, you can check the website, Face book, and/or you will receive a message from Hillsboro Little League.

 

2.  Any league official has the authority to call for a rain delay or suspension of a game due to threatening weather conditions.  In the event of a rained-out game, call your player rep for a make-up day.

 

3.  If a game is delayed for rain, keep the players in the dugout or send them to their cars.  Keep the players off the playing field.

 

4.  If thunder or lightning delays a game, send the players to their cars.  If a parent is not available, take them to the concession stand.  Under no circumstance leave a child alone.

 

5.  If a game is cancelled due to inclement weather, send everyone home.  If a parent is not available, take them to the concession stand.  Under no circumstance leave a child alone.

 

6.  If excessive temperatures are present, keep the players hydrated.  Encourage them to drink often even if they are not thirsty.  A child should not ever be overcome by heat exhaustion.

 

7.  If any person should become overheated, take them to the concession stand.  It is air-conditioned and fluids are available.

 

8.  If anyone should become unconscious due to a heat-related condition, call 911 and get them to the concession stand.

 

The health and well-being of all participants of Hillsboro Little League is, and must remain, our number one priority.  These safety requirements have been established and must be observed when involved with any Hillsboro Little League function.


Concession Procedures

 

Rule #1: Wash your hands thoroughly before doing anything else.

Rule #2: Food service is to be done through the windows only.

Rule #3: Absolutely no smoking in the concession stand.

 

Concession Safety

1.  The Jefferson County Health Department Food and Beverage Permit must be displayed.

2.  Only persons certified in safe food handling are allowed to prepare food.

3.  A copy of all food handlers ServSafe certification must be displayed.

4.  Only packaged food bought for the concession stand or food that is prepared on the premises by a certified food handler can be sold in the concession stand.

5.  All concession volunteers must be shown where the fire extinguishers are located and how to use them.

6.  No one under the age of 15 will be allowed to volunteer at the sales window.

7.  Volunteers are not allowed to eat or drink while at the sales window.

8.  If anything is used out of the first aid kit, it must be reported for replacement.

9.  All cleaning chemicals must be properly labeled and kept in the chemical storage locker.

 

Daily

1.  Wash, rinse, sanitize counters

2.  Wash, rinse, sanitize cooking utensils, trays, ice-handling equipment.

3.  Sweep and mop floor

4.  Remove all trash.

 

Weekly

1. Check all concession equipment.  Anything that is not working properly should be reported to the building committee for repair or replacement. 

2.  Record the temperature of all food storage equipment, hot and cold.

 

Monthly

1.  Backwash and sanitize the ice machine.

 

Yearly

1. Replace all filters.


Hillsboro Little League Managers Handout

 

1.  It is the responsibility of all managers to make sure everyone they allow on the playing fields during practices and games are approved volunteers.

 

2.  Managers and coaches are required to attend a first aid training session.  At least one manager or coach from each team will be required to attend each year.

 

3.  Managers are required to instruct certain skills as assigned by the coaching coordinator. (Pitching, catching, hitting, fielding, base running, and "where's the play?" clinics will be given for any team a the request of the manager.

 

4.  Managers will make sure that NO bat is swung outside the batter’s box, except for 50/70 and above divisions.  They may swing in the “on-deck” circle.

 

4.  Managers are required to make sure all players are properly equipped during practices and games. (All male catchers are required to wear a cup.)

 

5.  Managers are required to make sure their teams dugout is clean at the end of their practice or game.

 

6.  All managers are required to have at least 2 adult volunteers from their team report for field maintenance on Field Work Day.

 

7.  All managers are required to have their teams picture taken at their assigned time.

 

8.  All managers are required to return all property belonging to Hillsboro Little League at the end of their regular season.

 

9.  Hillsboro Little League is a volunteer organization.  Let's all work together and have a great season!

 

HLL Board of Directors

 

 

I have read and accept all the requirements of a Hillsboro Little League manager.

 

__________________________                                      _________________

Manager                                                                               Date

 


Hillsboro Little League Equipment Policy

 

Hillsboro Little League is committed to the safety of all participants in our program.  In order to maintain safe playing equipment, these guidelines have been established.

 

1.  Catchers equipment will be replaced in complete sets on a 3-year cycle.

 

2.  Batting helmets will be replaced on a 3-year cycle.

 

3.  Bats will be thoroughly inspected and replaced as needed.

 

4.  New game balls will be issued annually.

 

These are guidelines and by no means, supercede safety. All playing equipment will be inspected and maintained annually by the Equipment Manager.  Spot checks of the playing equipment will also be performed by the Equipment Manager.  All equipment should be inspected prior to each use.  Any visibly damaged or suspect equipment should be returned to the Equipment Manager for repair or replacement.  At no time should visibly damaged equipment be used.

 

Safety is the responsibility of all adult volunteers of Hillsboro Little League


Hillsboro Little League Equipment Agreement

 

1.  Equipment Bag Number            ______

2.  Batting Helmets                         ______

3.  Chest Protectors                         ______

4.  Shin Guards                               ______

5.  Catchers Helmet                                ______

 

 

I have inspected and agree the equipment I am being issued is in good condition.  I will check this equipment for visible damage prior to each use.  I will make sure this equipment is not misused or abused.  I will return this equipment at the end of my regular season, in like condition minus normal wear and tear.

 

I understand that failure to comply with the terms of this agreement may result in suspension or revocation of the team I manage.  I further understand if I do not return this equipment at the end of my regular season I may be excluded from coaching or managing in the future.

 

____________________________

Manager

 

____________________________

Date Issued

 

____________________________

Date Returned

 

 

 

 

Local Sponsors

Hillsboro R3 Little League

Mailing Address PO BOX 311 Field Location 9855 HWY BB 
Hillsboro, Missouri 63050

Email: [email protected]