How to respond to incidents in your club

Creating an incident response policy and training employees will go a long way in protecting your health and fitness center from financial loss.

Preventing lawsuits brought by employees and subcontractors

Using both types of workers requires careful planning to help prevent and prepare for potential lawsuits and their ability to defend lawsuits if they do happen.

New member orientations

When a fitness center develops a consistent member orientation program and accurately documents the process, they may have a better chance at success in avoiding costly claims against the club.

Slip and fall prevention tips

Frequent inspections of floors, particularly entryway, bathroom, locker room and around water fountains, are important to the success of a good plan to prevent slip and falls.

Electrical surge damage

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

Obey traffic rules and use common sense

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

Emergency response plan - review your Automated External Defibrillator (AED) response program

Review your Automated External Defibrillator (AED) response program before a jury does.

Laptop safety

Laptops are attractive targets for thieves, here are some guidelines for protecting your laptop from theft.

How long do smoke detectors last?

Next time you change the battery in your smoke detectors, be sure to check its age, as well. According to the U.S. Fire Administration, most alarms have a life span of 8-10 years.

Inspection records

A tool that is very helpful in mitigating damages after an accident is accurate inspection records which help prove due diligence on the business owner's part.