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What are ways to prevent sports injuries from falling debris?

Before the sports season begins, talk to the maintenance workers who are in charge of the field lights and for trimming trees. You want to make sure that they are being maintained correctly to prevent injury from falling debris.

(This answer provided for NATA by the Washington State University Athletic Training Education Program.)

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