5 Accident Statistics Every Gym Owner Should Know

5 Accident Statistics Every Gym Owner Should Know

It’s no secret that exercise-related accidents are common in gyms and recreational centers. Liability releases are a standard part of nearly every gym membership agreement, and most patrons accept responsibility for their own safety while using weights, machines, and other amenities. Nevertheless, accident prevention must be a conscious part of business culture in order to […]

2012 Slip and Fall Accidents Cost Businesses $13 Billion

Slip and fall accidents cost American businesses an estimated $13 billion, according to figures gathered by the Liberty Mutual Research Institute (i). Published in the 2012 Workplace Safety Index (WSI), these alarming numbers indicate that businesses might significantly benefit from more rigorous risk assessments, facility maintenance, commercial safety matting/ floor mats, and ongoing training to […]