The protocol is to be followed In the event of a serious injury to a player's head or neck (ie: suspected spinal injury) or fatality is as below:
ARU Serious Injury Case Manager
The Australian Rugby Union (ARU) has appointed a Serious Injury Case Manager (SICM) to assist in managing traumatic injuries. The SICM is your first point of contact in the event of a serious injury to a player's head or neck (ie: suspected spinal injury) or fatality and will provide a link between the club/school and the Australian Rugby Union (ARU).
State Union Responsibilities
Download the Serious Injury Report and Protocol (pdf - 431 kb), or complete SIR online at www.rugby.com.au/seriousinjury .
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