Matching articles for Risk Management/Safety : 33
Web Exclusive - April 2016
Playground safety has come a long way over the years. But has it come too far? The best playgrounds still encourage children to take risks in order to learn and grow.
Feature Article - January 2016
Play equipment is meticulously designed to protect children from catastrophic injury, but it shouldn't eliminate risk entirely. Finding the right balance is important to encouraging children's growth without risking their health.
At the college and professional levels, sports facility security is often a full-time job. But high schools, park districts and other providers of sports tournaments and programs can learn from the pros to improve safety at their own facilities.
Web Exclusive - January 2016
Tarps are an important tool to protect sports fields from weather damage. But it's equally important to protect your crew.
Supplement Feature - October 2015
Playground safety surfaces are available to meet a plethora of needs and budgets. Understanding how to evaluate these surfaces and maintain them to ensure they are in good condition is key to a consistently safe play environment.
Before You Go - May 2015
"At the minimum, all of these groups should know what a concussion is, in general terms, and what causes it, including that a forceful jarring of the body can cause a concussion—not just a blow to the head. All should appreciate that a concussion is an indication of an injury to the brain," said Michael F. Bergeron, Ph.D., FACSM, executive director, Sanford Sports Science Institute and National Youth Sports Health & Safety Institute.
Feature Article - April 2015
Climbing wall facilities feature inherent risks, but there are measures you can take to dramatically reduce the risk of injury for climbers. Proper training and the right equipment can have a big impact.
Feature Article - February 2015
For fields designed to handle specific sports like soccer, baseball and lacrosse, as well as multi-use fields, finding the ideal turf solution requires special consideration.
Feature Article - January 2015
The Model Aquatic Health Code was developed with input from industry experts to provide a guideline for entities managing aquatic facility health and safety issues across the country. Learn more about the code and how it affects your facility, as well as new trends in lifeguarding and more.
Playground equipment and surfaces from well-known and respected manufacturers is designed with children's safety in mind, but the context of your site and the way products are installed can also have an impact, both now and over the life cycle of your equipment.