“Ounce of Prevention…blah blah blah”

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Everyone has heard the term, well Millennials may have heard this from their parents, but “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure”.   That especially applies to the health club industry.   It is always easier, smarter, and cheaper to implement sound risk management BEFORE you have a loss.   Whether it is applying simple maintenance protocols, keeping your facility and equipment up to date or training your staff on how to complete an incident report; establishing basic risk management techniques can go a long way. As well as reduce your risk and keep you out of litigation.   All too […]

Insurance is only one part of a risk management solution for protecting your club!!

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8 Risk Management Tips In much the same way that proper nutrition and exercise are key components to protecting your body, risk management is a necessary process to keep your business healthy. Preventative measures can definitely reduce the likelihood of injuries and unnecessary litigation. Here are some examples of risk management procedures that every health club should implement as part of their business practices. 1) Is your waiver up to date and is it a stand-alone document? 2) Do you have written instructions for your staff addressing how to document incidents at the club? 3) Are your incident and witness […]

Speaker and Health Club Insurance Expert Ken Reinig Reviews Health Club Trends

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Ken Reinig, speaker and health club insurance expert, encourages health and fitness club owners to review their insurance policies in light of new trends taking root in the industry to make sure they are not subject to liability claims. Lakewood, Co: January 16, 2017– Ken Reinig, well-known risk management specialist, posted a new blog on his website entitled “Play It Safer,” in which Mr. Reinig encourages health club owners to be aware of safety protocols as new trends become mainstream. Reinig launches into his blog saying, “Here we go again on another 365-day spin around the sun! We’re just about […]

Speaker and Health Club Insurance Expert Ken Reinig on Having a Claim-free New Year

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Ken Reinig, speaker and health club insurance expert offers a list club owners will want to check twice and take seriously to avoid liability claims in the coming New Year. Lakewood, Co: December 22, 2016– Ken Reinig, well-known risk management specialist, posted a new article on his website entitled “Out With the Old, In With New Club Safety Guidelines.” Health clubs and gyms are coming into their busiest season and Mr. Reinig attempts to arm club owners with some safety guidelines. Reinig writes, “Another year is coming to an end. With each brand-spanking New Year, you will have an influx […]

Employees Are Members Too and They Must Sign a Waiver

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One of the perks that you, as a club owner provide to your employees and independent contractors is that they can work out in your facility pretty much anytime that they want to. Your worker’s compensation insurance covers you and your employees should they injure themselves in the scope of their employment. However, what would happen if they injure themselves when they are “off the clock”? Although accidents involving employees working out on their own time are rare, they do occasionally happen. Equipment malfunction, slip and fall incidents in wet areas, and trainers who do stupid things when no one […]

If You Own a Gym, Your Brain Should Be Bigger Than Your Biceps

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I know, believe me, I know. As a gym or fitness club owner, whether male or female, you want to look fit and strong. It’s a prerequisite. However, besides looking good, you have to be smart. There’s so much at stake. You have to protect yourself, your business and be on top of it when it comes to the safety of your members and employees. What I’m saying is that you have to use your head when it comes to insuring your club. You cannot protect yourself against the crazy things that happen in a gym with your physical strength. […]