Resource articles

Exertional heat stroke

Review the risk factors for exertional heat stroke.

A culture of safety

Injury prevention will not occur unless those in harms way exercise vigilance and acquire the skills to protect themselves.

The need for standardized endotracheal intubation training

Training, protocols, and confirmation of technical proficiency are necessary components of a safe approach to endotracheal intubation.

Warm water amoeba hazard

Only 3 people out of 138 known infected by Naegleria fowleri amoebas in the US from 1962 to 2015 have survived.

Ex-employees must sign waivers

Once an employment relationship ends, former employees should not be allowed to use your facility without first signing a waiver.

Watch out for nuts!

Most children sensitive to peanuts experience their first allergic reaction between 14 and 24 months of age, often at the time of first exposure.

O as in obese

Obesity related healthcare costs will increase from $48 to $66 billion per year by 2030

How Does Your Cheer Program’s Safety Strategy Stack Up?

Keeping your cheer program injury free is a key component to making it fun for all participants. Understanding types of injuries and their root causes can help.

General health inspection grading

Health inspection grad- ing systems follow time honored methods that communicate to managers and the public how good a job your establishment is doing.

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.