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Risk management and action sports events: old rules apply to new sports

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While action sports fans love the thrills and spills inherent in action sports such as skateboarding, motocross, snowboarding and snowmobile climbing, promoters of action sporting events are often interested in less exciting pursuits, such as minimizing...

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Very informative for those who intend to include "action sports" at their facility.  "With careful planning, action sports organizers can minimize their legal risks, without sacrificing the excitement that fuels the popularity of their events."

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A Death at Tough Mudder - Outside Magazine

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Outside Magazine A Death at Tough Mudder Outside Magazine The drowning of Avishek Sengupta at an obstacle challenge last April was ruled an accident, but his family and friends believe that the sport's most prominent company did a terrible job of...
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Preparing for a Black Swan Event - Enterprise Risk Management ...

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Empower local leadership and personnel to recognize and mitigate emerging catastrophic risks. Plan and execute redundant mitigation responses in case the primary response fails. Know your resources and how to use them ...
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Boston bombing puts focus on "whole community" security - Hartford ...

Fortunately, marathon organizers and city officials were prepared for medical emergencies even though most of the preparation was for common emergencies associated with athletic events. Nonetheless, the medical ...
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Risk Management in the Judo Dojo | JUDO TRAINING ...

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Business owners live in constant fear of accidents on their premises, either staff or customers, and contact sports such as judo carry with them additional inherent risks. It is only through constant assessment of those risks and ...
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Column: Those watching for rowdy fans at games need to be watched - Prescott Daily Courier

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Column: Those watching for rowdy fans at games need to be watched Prescott Daily Courier The practice of having volunteers staff concession stands at sporting events can be viewed as a reckless disregard for the community at large or a financial...
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Northport family raises focus on AEDs - Newsday

Northport family raises focus on AEDs - Newsday | Sports Facility Management.3129170 | Scoop.it
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Within minutes, Hamilton used an automated external defibrillator, more commonly known as an AED.
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Athletic Trainer Revives Basketball Player with an AED |  Cardiac Science Blog

Athletic Trainer Revives Basketball Player with an AED |  Cardiac Science Blog | Sports Facility Management.3129170 | Scoop.it

AED saves life of teen athlete in cardiac arrest thanks to an athletic trainer's quick thinking.


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