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Best practice guidelines COVID-19

Learn about the COVID-19 coronavirus causing respiratory illness across the globe, and how you can protect yourself and your business to reduce the likelihood of contracting the illness.

Are these slip and fall hazards present at your dance studio?

Steps you can take to reduce slips and fall accidents.

Using effective waivers for youth program activities

Waivers can be effective business tools if used in the proper context, but they require careful planning and implementation.

Electrical surge damage

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

Emergency action plans for dance injuries

Catastrophic injuries are not a frequent occurrence at a dance studio, but unfortunately some do occur involving both students and guests. Often an effective response strategy is not in place.

You do more than just teach dance

In addition to technical dance instruction, dance teachers are responsible for providing a positive and safe learning environment.

Concussions in dance

Information to educate you and your instructors/teachers on concussion exposures.

Avoiding dance floor woes

Markel sees a number of claims involving dance floors. The most common are water damage to wooden floors and slip-and-fall accidents.

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.

Injury mitigation and how it supports loss control

Should an injury occur at your program, document the events leading to the injury, how the injury occurred and any witnesses present.