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How to Get the Most out of Online Learning

Whether you’re learning online for the first time, or you’re new to FutureLearn, the following tips will help you get the most out of your course. Travelling through the course …

How do you keep fitness settings clean?

Slips, trips and falls are the largest cause of accidents in all workplaces, including those offering fitness services. Generally, simple measures can be taken to reduce the risk of injury. …

Workplace Health and Safety for Fitness Trainers

Fitness trainers are responsible for ensuring good workplace health and safety practice. This is achieved through: Complying with all legislation and all company policies, procedures and instructions Taking all action …

Fire Safety in the Workplace

Fire safety in the workplace is important business. Legislation, regulations and standards require employers to provide proper exits, fire fighting equipment, emergency plans and employee training to prevent fire deaths …

Emergency Procedures in the Workplace

All businesses, including those in the fitness industry need to have emergency procedures in place and the first step in doing this is to plan and be prepared for any …

How to Provide Safety at Unsupervised Gyms

Many fitness businesses now operate as a 24/7 service for their members, with a significant portion of that time unstaffed. This means there is often no supervision by a qualified …

Safe Guidelines for Effective Business Practices

Exercise Guidelines Exercise Guidelines represent industry standards. These guidelines have been developed to enhance the capacity of exercise professionals and fitness businesses to deliver safe, high quality, client-centered exercise services. …

Summary

That brings us to the end of week one! This week was about policies and procedures of workplace health and safety in a fitness setting. Looking at Identifying hazards, roles …

What is an Adult Pre-Exercise Screening System?

Personal trainers, fitness instructors and fitness business owners are all too aware of the risks involved in prescribing exercise and the need for a consistent standard of professional practice in …

7 workplace hazards in a fitness setting

All workplaces have hazards that could pose safety issues or include workplace procedures resulting in situations that also may lead to safety issues. Fitness setting hazards A fitness facility is …

What is a workplace health and safety programme?

An effective workplace health & safety programme should address the general requirements specified by workplace health & safety legislation as well as the specific risks associated with your business. For …