Doorway hazards

Studies have shown that when a door closes, it can generate around 40 tons of pressure per square inch at the hinge area.

Child abuse: Identification, reporting, and prevention

The National Center on Child Abuse reports that 1 out of every 3 girls and 1 out of every 5 boys are victims of some form of abuse by the age of 19.

Does your fitness club have an emergency action plan?

Emergency Action Plans (EAPs) help speed your response to emergency situations, reduce injury severity, mitigate damages associated with a catastrophic event, and save lives.

Strategies for defending against water damage

Defend against possible water damage by understanding what causes these events.

Maintaining control--a professional standard of care

You have a duty to your students and the parents of your students to ensure safety at all times and in all situations.

Are you using your resources to defend your dojo?

Understanding what exposures martial arts schools might face helps to better defend against them.

Safety checking your martial arts school

Conducting a periodic analysis of your school’s operational policies helps to maintain a safe environment for your students.

Preventing martial arts injuries

There are a number of factors to consider when addressing injury prevention techniques in martial arts.

Are your lights up for the challenge?

Based on a recent evaluation of claims in Markel’s martial arts programs, it is important to address the importance of effective lighting.

Better supervision means fewer injuries and claims

Inadequate supervision results in an increased number of injuries and claims.