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.

AAP and trampoline safety

Recommendations for trampoline safety in your facility.

Communication Strategies for Young Coaches

Communication tools necessary to keep your gym safe.

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.

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.

How long do smoke detectors last?

Fire alarm maintenance tips.

Curriculum and lesson planning – risk management tips

When progressions are utilized, learning becomes easier, safer and within the boundaries of the legal duty professional instructors are required to follow