Legal Risk in Sport and Recreational Facility Management
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Legal Risk in Sport and Recreational Facility Management

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Published by Brown & Benchmark Pub .
Written in English


  • Industries - Park & Recreation Management,
  • Sports,
  • Law

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Open LibraryOL11504841M
ISBN 10093615747X
ISBN 109780936157474

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A risk-management program should concentrate on providing the visitor to the recreation facility a safe experience. When an organization makes an effort to protect the visitor, the bonus results will include a reduction in the potential of successful civil lawsuits. The trend toward increased litigation . Risk Management in Sport and Recreation. and to minimize legal negligence. Having a risk management plan in place is important to insure that everyone is aware of the risks of participating. In its broadest sense, sport, sport programs, and sport management are terms used to encompass other terms such as activity-based programs, fitness programs, recreation programs or club management, fitness management, and recreation management. Therefore, throughout this text the umbrella term will be sport management. Risk management is a strategy that has so far been implemented only in financial organizations. Contemporary market conditions that have particularly affected open corporations call for transparent trading, as a prerequisite for the efforts to manage more efficiently any kind of resource, and therefore sport organizations as well.

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Changing careers, getting married, crossing the street, and playing tennis all involve some element of risk (p. 1). The sport and recreation facility's concerns include risk of injury, liability claims, theft, assaults, vandalism, equipment breakdowns, and natural disasters. May 11,  · About the author () Gil B. Fried, JD, is a professor at the University of New Haven in Connecticut. He has taught sport facility management for more than 20 years and has written numerous articles, books, and book chapters on sport facility management issues. The growing global sport industry requires that the sport management curriculum keep abreast of new and proven management techniques. The book provides readers with a comprehensive up-to-date introduction to each element of facility management for the full range of sporting events. The demand for individuals who are educated and trained in facility management event organisation and risk. External: contract work, legal, medical, accounting, consultant, snow removal, etc. Auxiliaries Spaces in a facility that generate revenue through the provision of additional products or services. Ancillary spaces support core product and extensions, but don’t generate revenue. Maintenance Maintenance is keeping facilities and equipment in.