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Preventing tumbling injuries in cheerleading

Back handsprings cause the most tumbling injuries, and require spotters to be both experienced and vigilant when supervising this activity.

Stretching out the kinks

Sports injuries are frequently related to the stretching participants conduct before and after the activity.

Hotel safety checklist

Review Markel Specialty's hotel safety checklist.

Employee assistance

A formal EAP is structured to help employees with personal and/or work-related problems that impact job performance, health, and mental/emotional well-being.

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.

Playground safety

Four key areas to significantly reduce the risk of injury on the playground - supervision, age appropriate equipment design, fall zones, and material types.

Burn prevention when warming bottles

Part one of this two-part series on burn prevention in child care centers will focus on bottle warming and how the practice of warming baby bottles can lead to serious burn injuries to children.

Enhancing your center's security plan

Ways organizations can enhance their security efforts.

Hot cars kill kids

Take these measures to prevent leaving a child in a hot vehicle or unattended in a vehicle.

Are you using your resources to defend your dojo?

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

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