Policies

Contents

  • Member Protection Policy
  • Keeping Sport Fun and Safe
  • Hot Weather Policy
Member Protection Policy  This policy aims to maintain ethical and informed decision-making and responsible behaviours within our sport. It outlines our commitment to a person’s rights to be treated with respect and dignity and to be safe and protected from abuse. This policy informs everyone involved in our sport within South Australia of his or her legal and ethical rights and responsibilities and the standards of behaviour that are required
Keeping sport fun and safe
Codes of behaviour for coaches, officials, Administrators, Media, Players, Parents & Spectators.
For more information please see Keeping Sport fun and Safe, Office for recreation and Sport
Hot Weather Policy
Wrestling SA Inc is committed to the Office of Rec. & Sport Hot Weather Policy.  This policy gives guidelines for Sports activities in hot weather on issues such as athlete safety with respect to Heat Exhaustion, Dehydration, Heat Stroke.  This policy can be viewed here.

The Wet Bulb Globe Temperature (WBGT) is one way of  determining the risk factor.  The higher the WBGT the higher the risk.  Below is the recognised relation between WBGT and Heat Injury

WBGT = 23 – 27 Degrees – Risk is Moderate
WBGT = 28 – 29 Degrees – Risk is High
WBGT = Above 29 Degrees – Extreme

To see the current (real time) WBGT see the  Bureau of Meteorology Website