Camera surveillance systems

Camera surveillance systems can help with crime prevention, liability claim defense, and accident prevention.

Locker room safety:  Preventing hazards before they happen

Monitoring a fitness club’s locker room with a consistent inspection program can help reduce the likelihood of it becoming a hazard zone.

Protecting your business personal property: A crisis averted

The loss of business personal property due to disaster or theft can result in significant replacement and lost opportunity costs.

How to respond to incidents in your club

Creating an incident response policy and training employees will go a long way in protecting your health and fitness center from financial loss.

Preventing lawsuits brought by employees and subcontractors

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.

New member orientations

When a fitness center develops a consistent member orientation program and accurately documents the process, they may have a better chance at success in avoiding costly claims against the club.

Resource articles for health clubs

View a collection of resource articles to help you address your loss control needs and mitigate risk to your health club.

Health club circulation areas – Controlling slip, trip and fall hazards

Many claims reported by Markel's Health and Fitness Club policyholders involve a slip and fall, or trip and fall. Learn how to control these accidents and keep the circulation area free of hazards.

Treadmill safety

Health and fitness centers are well-advised to establish treadmill safety policies and procedures to reduce the risk of injury to their members.

Electrical surge damage

Claims involving lightning damage can be significant and impact your ability to operate effectively.