Gymnastic risk management news

Vol. 2, 2018

With the right safety program, you can keep minor upsets from turning into major mishaps. Markel is committed to providing the tools you need to help put Safety 1st at your school. This newsletter is designed to help you avoid accidents and potential claims--while controlling costs at the same time.

Topics in this issue include:

  • Using foam pits with safety in mind can help reduce the likelihood of a major injury
  • Controlling claims costs through timely reporting

Using foam pits with safety in mind can help reduce the likelihood of a major injury

The USA Gymnastics Risk Management Safety Course Handbook offers the following guidelines for use of foam pits.

Controlling claims costs through timely reporting

You can help control the costs of claims by immediately reporting any allegation of property damage or bodily injury that is made against your business, even if the allegation is not an official claim.
The information provided in this article is intended for general informational purposes only and should not be considered as all encompassing, or suitable for all situations, conditions, and environments. Please contact us at losscontrol@markel.com or your attorney if you have any questions. The article may not be linked to, copied, reproduced, republished, posted, or distributed in any way by non-policyholders of Markel®, without permission.