Florida soon will have stronger heat safety education requirements for coaches and students.

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Florida, which sees heatstroke kill more high school athletes than any other state, soon will have stronger heat safety education requirements for coaches and students. In the same way that concussion safety and awareness videos are already mandated for coaches and athletes, the FHSAA board of directors voted to make heat safety training videos mandatory for those groups starting in July. The items were deemed progress by heat safety advocates.

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