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Facility Risk Assessment for an Active Shooter/Hostile Event Response (ASHER) Program

Standard for an Active Shooter/Hostile Event Response (ASHER) Program 2018, for each identified at-risk location, the following information shall be considered in the risk assessment and made available to the Authority Having Jurisdiction (AHJ).

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.

Reducing slip, trip and fall accidents

Easy steps to reduce slip, trip and fall accidents.

Supervision Supports Safety!

Maintaining appropriate student-to-instructor ratios.

How long do smoke detectors last?

Fire alarm maintenance tips.

Dance risk management news - Vol. 1, 2017

It is important to train your employees to report accidents and potential claims to the manager as soon as they happen.

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.

Obey traffic rules and use common sense

When it comes to defensive driving, obeying traffic rules and using common sense are essential.

Plan a safe fundraiser

Fundraising is a vital part of many dance programs. But if not done properly, it can have an adverse impact on your organization’s assets. Discuss your fundraising goals with your insurance agent, accountant, and attorney to clarify any insurance, tax, and legal implications associated with your event.