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Would OSHA “Punt” on Inspecting an NFL Team?

(Editor’s Note: What follows is an excerpt of a piece written by Travis W. Vance, of Fisher & Phillips LLP, from the November issue of Concussion Litigation Reporter) The tragedy this August that claimed the life of one worker and injured another during construction of the new $1.1B Minnesota Vikings football stadium reminded us that…
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GHSAA Limits Contact in Football in Nod to Concussion Prevention

The Georgia High School Athletic Association’s executive committee has unanimously approved rules that will limit full contact on the football field to 45 minutes per day and 135 minutes per week in the spring and preseason. The limits are even more restrictive during during the regular season and post-season, where teams may only participate in full contact for…
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Safety ‘at the Heart’ of Football Quebec’s Action Plan

In an effort to “continually ensure the safe practise of sport,” Football Quebec has announced the creation of a working group on safety in football, as well as modifications to its safety regulations rulebook. These new actions are in line with a myriad of new safety measures adopted over the last year. Those included the…
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