Don’t let blogs penalize your facility
A blog is an online diary published on a web page. In addition to the author, just about anybody can update a blog. An organization may use a blog as a marketing tool, but bear in mind that comments posted on a blog can have both positive and negative consequences for your business and personal reputation.
If you are thinking about establishing a blog for your facility, there are many risk management and legal issues to consider. These include employment practice violations, slander, invasion of privacy, child abuse, and illegal use of photographs. Consult your attorney before you blog.
Claims—Covering the Business of Loss, recently published an article, “Managing Blog Risks Isn’t Blah,” which provides these tips for managing your blog:
The information provided in this article is intended for general informational purposes only and should not be considered as all encompassing, or suitable for all situations, conditions, and environments. Please contact us or your attorney if you have any questions.