Sudden Cardiac Arrest - Lindsay's Law
The GDSA is classified as a ‘Youth Sports Organization’ as such Ohio Law (ORC 3707.511) requires youth sports organizations to provide parents/guardians facts on Lindsay's Law, see links to right. The GDSA Representatives for the individual pools must create and maintain a copy of the Parent/Athlete signiture form to be kept with the individual team documents showing parents have received/reviewed the ODH fact sheet and reviewed the video. A copy of the ODH Linsay's Law fact sheet must be kept on file in Pool Manager's office as reference in the event of a potential brain injury.
Ohio law (Revised Code 3707.58) for youth sports organizations states: “No individual shall coach an athletic activity organized by a youth sports organization unless the individual has completed, on an annual basis, the sudden cardiac arrest training course approved by the department of health.”