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.
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.
We all know that our cell phones have actually become a physical part of our bodies. It seems we can’t even go the restroom without taking our phones and checking into Facebook while sitting on the throne. Nice…
May is Protect me from MAYhem month. When was the last time you took a serious look at the risk management of your gym? The term “risk management” probably involves more than you think. From analyzing your lease, to creating a specific protocol for reporting incidents and following up on claims. Here are some other areas that fall under the term “risk management”. #1 Your waiver. When was the last time it was updated? Does it address social media? Is it a separate document or buried on the back on your membership agreement? #2 Your special events. Do you have […]
Ken Reinig, speaker and health club insurance expert, prepares club owners for new customers and potential new liabilities that come each January. Lakewood, Co – December 30, 2014 – Ken Reinig, well-known risk management specialist, published a blog outlining the important documents and training that club owners must have for new and ongoing clients. The blog, titled “Keeping Your Club Fit” shares the tried and true documents and training necessary to keep your club fit and free from liability. Renig says, “The way you can help your new clients become life-long clients, and help your club to maintain its safety […]
Happy New Year! And happy new clients – all running in to get fit and healthy in the first week of January. Which means every single one of them runs the risk of injury. The way you can help your new clients become life-long clients, and help your club to maintain its safety record is with the education and documentation. Club policies and procedures not only have to be consistent, they have to be easy to implement as they foundation for creating effective risk management for any health club business. Start with an orientation — as part of the sales […]
Ken Reinig, speaker and health club insurance expert, reminds health club owners that the new year brings new customers and potential new liabilities. Lakewood, Co – December 30, 2014 – Ken Reinig, well-known risk management specialist, published an article outlining the important documents and training that club owners must have for new and ongoing clients. The article, titled “Same Procedure as Last Year — New Year & New Customers” gives the steps for creating the best risk management procedures. Renig says, “Whenever I am speaking at a health club seminar I ask the club owners and managers to come away […]
New Year’s resolutions bring in a stream of new customers, and it’s the same every January. Your tried and true clients will find themselves looking for a parking spot and wondering when the furor will die down. We all know that New Years resolution clients last until about mid-February with the majority of them peeling off. But a few will remain and become life-long clients for you. The thing that needs to stay the same with the influx of new clientele is your risk management system. Club policies and procedures not only have to be consistent, they have to be […]
Ken Reinig, speaker and health club insurance expert raises the red flag on the need for cyber liability. Lakewood, Co – December 3, 2014 – Ken Reinig, well-known risk management specialist, published a blog reminding club owners to be prepared for cyber attacks by finding the right kind of cyber liability. The article, titled “Give Yourself the Gift of Peace of Mind” reveals the startling statics and cost related to a cyber attack. States Reinig, “47 out of the 50 states now have mandatory breach notifications. That’s where the cost to the business comes in – not just in rectifying […]
Last year at this time, Target was hit by a major cyber attack. This is the time of year when people are most vulnerable to attack, and so is your business. People are buying gift certificates and memberships for family and friends and doing more online. Hackers are aware of the increased activity and they are looking for the most vulnerable. Don’t be among those vulnerable to attack, and if you are breached, be prepared by being covered. I’ve said it before that cyber liability is a new frontier that each and every club owner needs to consider. Eight months […]