Resource articles

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.

Waiver safety

Waivers can be effective business tools if used in the proper context. Good waivers require careful planning and implementation.

Using foam pits with safety in mind can help reduce the likelihood of a major injury

The USA Gymnastics Risk Management Safety Course Handbook offers the following guidelines for use of foam pits.

Keep Your Gym Injury Free

Tips to prevent gymnastics injuries.

Supervision: It’s not just a job, it’s a requirement

One cause of litigation frequently associated with gymnastics claims is a lack of supervision by coaches and owners.

AAP and trampoline safety

Recommendations for trampoline safety in your facility.

Communication Strategies for Young Coaches

Communication tools necessary to keep your gym safe.

Maintaining insurance records

Several areas to manage records and save money.

Check your gymnastic equipment

It is good practice to check all gymnastic equipment before and after each use to ensure that it’s in proper working condition.