Awareness of Child Safety Concerns in Fitness Facilities Can Prevent Injuries and Liability Claims

Fitness facility operators must be aware of some of the typical safety concerns involved in having children in their buildings, and they must take precautions to prevent injuries.

When fitness facility operators welcome children through their doors, those children bring with them safety concerns that staff must address.

Jennifer Urmston Lowe, national account manager with Sports & Fitness Insurance Corp., Madison, MS, does not see a lot of claims with children, but the ones she does see are typically falls from play sets and minor injuries. Still, operators must be aware of some of the typical safety concerns at health clubs so precautions can be taken, she

All access premium subscription

Club Industry Premium Content

This content is for Club Industry Premium Subscribers.

You may already have registered to be a Freemium subscriber to Club Industry, so why not upgrade to become a Premium subscriber? By doing so, you get access to even more of Club Industry's content and you receive special discounts that will add up to a lot more than the annual fee of $69. A premium subscription includes:



• Exclusive news, features and how-to columns

• Online education videos from our Master Class and Executive Insights series, featuring top consultants and fitness executives

• A $150 discount on Club Industry's report "Get Prospects to Your Club: Lead Generation Tips for Health Club Operators"



All of this, and more to come, for an annual cost of $69.

Current subscribers should log-in to access this content.

Hide comments

Comments

  • Allowed HTML tags: <em> <strong> <blockquote> <br> <p>

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.
Publish