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ASTM F770: What You Don’t Know Could Hurt You.

I want to ask you all a question and be completely honest with yourself. How many of you have actually read ASTM F770-18? If you answered “yes” then I have a follow-up question are you FOLLOWING IT TO THE LETTER? If you are not, or you are in the group that answered “no” to having […] Read more

May, 03, 2019

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I want to ask you all a question and be completely honest with yourself. How many of you have actually read ASTM F770-18? If you answered “yes” then I have a follow-up question are you FOLLOWING IT TO THE LETTER? If you are not, or you are in the group that answered “no” to having […] Read more



Time To Remember The Rules….

Whether you are operating a Family Entertainment Center, an Amusement Park or any other Amusement Attraction, you will be operating amusement rides. From Go-Karts to Bumper Boats, Zippers to Super Loops, they all must be respected and operated safely by following some basic safety rules. Here is a simple list that every ride operator should […] Read more

Mar, 19, 2019

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Whether you are operating a Family Entertainment Center, an Amusement Park or any other Amusement Attraction, you will be operating amusement rides. From Go-Karts to Bumper Boats, Zippers to Super Loops, they all must be respected and operated safely by following some basic safety rules. Here is a simple list that every ride operator should […] Read more



You Can Teach An Old Dog New Tricks!

Can you believe it, the days are beginning to get longer and before you know it, a brand new season will be upon us. Most people get grey and gloomy during January and February. I guess it is a mix of a biological and a psychological stew of sulkiness that comes upon us. I’m a […] Read more

Jan, 16, 2019

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Can you believe it, the days are beginning to get longer and before you know it, a brand new season will be upon us. Most people get grey and gloomy during January and February. I guess it is a mix of a biological and a psychological stew of sulkiness that comes upon us. I’m a […] Read more



Perfecting inspecting…tips to help to build a better inspection program

Performing inspections in your facility is a critical part of a successful risk management program.  Here are some tips on how to upgrade your inspection program. •    Perform a daily inspection for all rides, attractions and general ground areas of a facility. Trampoline Courts fit into the requirement of completing daily safety inspection checklist. •    […] Read more

Oct, 03, 2018

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Performing inspections in your facility is a critical part of a successful risk management program.  Here are some tips on how to upgrade your inspection program. •    Perform a daily inspection for all rides, attractions and general ground areas of a facility. Trampoline Courts fit into the requirement of completing daily safety inspection checklist. •    […] Read more



Bowling Alley Shooting Illustrates Need For Active Shooter Insurance

The shooting outside a bowling alley in Buffalo, New York, happened in the early morning hours of June 9, 2018. Somebody killed a man sitting in his taxicab, the second shooting near the business in the past four months. A day later, officials from the city of Buffalo ordered the business closed through the Peace […] Read more

Aug, 29, 2018

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The shooting outside a bowling alley in Buffalo, New York, happened in the early morning hours of June 9, 2018. Somebody killed a man sitting in his taxicab, the second shooting near the business in the past four months. A day later, officials from the city of Buffalo ordered the business closed through the Peace […] Read more



What FEC Owners Need To Know About New OSHA Reporting Requirements – eBook

When an employee gets hurt at your family entertainment center (FEC), it’s not enough for you to simply call 911, get them to the hospital as soon as possible, and make sure they get quality medical care. You also have to keep careful records of every incident and have those documents ready in case safety […] Read more

Aug, 01, 2018

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When an employee gets hurt at your family entertainment center (FEC), it’s not enough for you to simply call 911, get them to the hospital as soon as possible, and make sure they get quality medical care. You also have to keep careful records of every incident and have those documents ready in case safety […] Read more



4 Questions You Should Ask About Family Entertainment Center Risk Management

It seems like each time you turn on the news or look at your social media feeds, there’s another terrorist attack or violent protest. The world we live in is a scary place, with fringe ideologies creating panic among the public. However, even though we face these risks on a daily basis, we don’t have […] Read more

Jul, 11, 2018

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It seems like each time you turn on the news or look at your social media feeds, there’s another terrorist attack or violent protest. The world we live in is a scary place, with fringe ideologies creating panic among the public. However, even though we face these risks on a daily basis, we don’t have […] Read more



5 Fire Safety Fundamentals for Family Entertainment Centers

With all the complications of keeping customers safe at a family entertainment center (FEC), it’s easy to overlook the basics of fire safety. The fuels, lubricants, and solvents that keep machines, attractions, and rides humming can elevate the risk of fire under certain circumstances. These fire prevention tips can help make your FEC safer: 1. […] Read more

Jun, 20, 2018

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With all the complications of keeping customers safe at a family entertainment center (FEC), it’s easy to overlook the basics of fire safety. The fuels, lubricants, and solvents that keep machines, attractions, and rides humming can elevate the risk of fire under certain circumstances. These fire prevention tips can help make your FEC safer: 1. […] Read more



What Turns an Incident Into a Lawsuit?

You can’t prevent every injury at your family entertainment center (FEC). The abundance of variables with mechanical parts and the boundless potential for human error are too vast to reduce injury risk completely to zero. But you can reduce the likelihood of getting sued. These four tactics can keep your customers safer while making it […] Read more

Jun, 01, 2018

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You can’t prevent every injury at your family entertainment center (FEC). The abundance of variables with mechanical parts and the boundless potential for human error are too vast to reduce injury risk completely to zero. But you can reduce the likelihood of getting sued. These four tactics can keep your customers safer while making it […] Read more



7 Tips to Reduce Risk in Family Entertainment Centers

Limiting risk helps everybody in the family entertainment center (FEC) community. Customers and workers stay healthy and keep coming back. Owners and managers make profit targets and grow the business. The longer you avoid mishaps and lawsuits, the stronger your reputation becomes. Doing only the obvious — following safety protocols and obeying the laws enforcing […] Read more

May, 16, 2018

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Limiting risk helps everybody in the family entertainment center (FEC) community. Customers and workers stay healthy and keep coming back. Owners and managers make profit targets and grow the business. The longer you avoid mishaps and lawsuits, the stronger your reputation becomes. Doing only the obvious — following safety protocols and obeying the laws enforcing […] Read more



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