Resource articles for health clubs
The effectiveness of your plan depends on how well you communicate and practice it.
Anticipating a disaster may not be possible but it is important to prepare for these types of events to reduce damage and speed recovery.
Help speed your response to emergency situations, reduce injury severity, mitigate damages associated with a catastrophic event, and save lives.
With an AED program, a person will be better prepared to save the life of a coworker, friend, family member or stranger.
Disinfecting your health and fitness club has never been more important.
Business Watch programs, similar to Neighborhood Watch groups, seek to reduce commercial crime and the fear of crime for both business owners and customers.
Frequent inspections of floors, particularly entryway, bathroom, locker room and around water fountains, are important to the success of a good plan to prevent slip and falls.
There are a variety of loss preventions strategies a club can take to reduce the likelihood of water damage.
Creating an incident response policy and training employees will go a long way in protecting your health and fitness center from financial loss
Monitoring a fitness club’s locker room with a consistent inspection program can help reduce the likelihood of it becoming a hazard zone.
Using both types of workers requires careful planning to help prevent and prepare for potential lawsuits and their ability to defend lawsuits if they do happen.
Camera surveillance systems can help with crime prevention, liability claim defense, and accident prevention.
It’s important any time of year for new members to receive orientation on the health club’s environment, but it may be especially helpful during the busier months.
Health and fitness centers are well-advised to establish treadmill safety policies and procedures to reduce the risk of injury to their members.
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