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).

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

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

Locker room safety:  Preventing hazards before they happen

Monitoring a fitness club’s locker room with a consistent inspection program can help reduce the likelihood of it becoming a hazard zone.

Electrical surge damage

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

Background checks and barrier crimes

Prevent child abuse in your organization.

Lessons from loses - Stability balls

Exercise or stability balls commonly burst when sat upon, causing people to fall to the ground and sustain injuries, sometimes these injuries are very serious. There are some issues that can lead to dysfunction with these devices.

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.

Treadmill safety

Health and fitness centers are well-advised to establish treadmill safety policies and procedures to reduce the risk of injury to their members.

Inspection records

Information to include in inspection records.

Protecting your facility from lightning and water damage 

Proactive measures to reduce the likelihood of lightning or water damage.