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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).

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.

How long do smoke detectors last?

Fire alarm maintenance tips.

Safety signs help prevent gym injuries

Proper signage is a very effective way to keep injuries out of the gym.

Doorway hazards

Steps to help reduce doorway hazards.

Preventing gymnastics injuries is everyone’s responsibility

Gymnastics injuries can have various impacts on your business, ranging from costly medical expenses and liability claims that may increase insurance cost, downtime in a gymnast’s training, and negative word-of-mouth advertising.

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.

Leasing your facility can cost you money

By leasing your facilities to outside third parties without being listed as an additional insured on their policy, you bear the cost of any injuries that occur during their event.

Protecting your business personal property: A crisis averted

Key guidelines for loss control strategies.

Managing your trampoline exposure

Strategies to prevent trampoline accidents.