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Public Liability Retail Risk Manual

December 23, 2016

  Public Liability Retail Risk Manual Use this as a start to developing procedures for your retail store, shopping centre or mall. Covers maintenance, risk assessment, incident management, the theory of liability, legislation, emergency procedures, fire protection, fire life safety, checklists and contractor management. Related PostsLiability Insurance – General vs Public Are Public Liability And […]

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Commercial Insurance – Why You Need Public Liability Coverage

December 23, 2016

Commercial Insurance – Why You Need Public Liability Coverage By Denise Beresford When running a business it’s important to bear in mind that anything can go wrong at anytime. And for many of these things insurance in the UK is compulsory. However, there are times where insurance isn’t necessary, and one of those times is […]

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Company collapse blamed on poor risk management

December 22, 2016

Recent article from http://www.insurancebusinessonline.com.au Company collapse blamed on poor risk management PPB administrators Ian Carson, Craig Crosbie and David McEvoy have reported concerns to ASIC that there was a “general culture of ignoring bad news” within Hastie Group. They found the company’s audit and risk committee to be largely inactive and that the board did […]

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Shopping Trolley Madness

December 22, 2016

Shopping Trolley Madness

Marion Shopping Centre (Adelaide) Car Park Ramp was no match for a determined drunk "Craig Stanley" who mastered t…

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Shopping Cart Escalator in Target

December 21, 2016

Shopping Cart Escalator in Target

this was a cool escalator for shopping carts… never have seen one before 😉

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Contractual Risks Allocation and Proportionate liability

December 21, 2016

Risks allocation between contracting parties is an integral part of contractual negotiations. In order to clinch a deal, some insureds are often under commercial pressure to contract out of the effects of proportionate liability legislation. For instance, contractors to a major project may agree that each will be jointly and severally liable to the principal […]

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Latest Liability News

December 21, 2016

Related PostsProportionate Liability Public Safety in Hotels and Resorts Public Liability and Hazard Evaluation Checklist for Fitness Centres What is Public Liability Public Liability Insurance Implications of Contracting Out Public Liability Claim Examples What is Product Liability Public Liability News Recent Personal Liability Cases

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Balustrade Height Requirements

December 20, 2016

One of the most common searches on this site is in regards to the legal heights of balcony railings and balustrades. The main query we receive is whether existing railing needs to be modified to meet the current building code if it was built prior to the current code and met relevant requirements in place […]

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What is the supermarket liability if a shopping cart strikes your vehicle

December 20, 2016

Answers.com – What is the supermarket liability if a shopping cart strikes your vehicle. Related PostsSupermarkets and Shopping Cart Liability – supermarket shoppingcart liability Forklift Safety In Public Areas Parking Stops and Speed Bumps – It’s Best to Be Aware Public Liability Claims Manual Types of CCTV Devices Recycled Plastic Speed Bumps and Wheel Stops […]

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Liability Insurance For Events and Exhibitions

December 20, 2016

Liability Insurance For Events and Exhibitions By Brantley Graham The liability insurance for events is to cover your legal liability for any injury or damage you might cause to people or their property during the course of your activity or occupation. It covers anything from cancellation or abandonment of your event, property damage and legal […]

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Preventing Shopping Trolley Damage

December 19, 2016

Grocers Insurance state that since 2004, 12 percent of all liability claims reported to Grocers Insurance have resulted from shopping cart damage to vehicles, with an average cost of $222 per claim. However, store managers can take specific steps to reduce the likelihood of grocery cart damage to their customers’ vehicles as well as reduce […]

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The luckiest people compilation

December 19, 2016

The luckiest people compilation

Lucky people. It's a video compilation of some incredible lucky people (in HD). There are car, aircraft train and…

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Low Profile Cable Covers prevent trips and falls

December 18, 2016

Sick of tripping over laptop or projector cords? Want to set a good example when delivering safety presentations? Do you rely on masking tape or mistakenly use Cable Protectors as trip prevention devices in pedestrian environments? Cable Protectors are a load bearing device designed to protect cords and cables and have no minimum height or […]

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1970’s Escalator Safety Public Information Film

December 18, 2016

1970's Escalator Safety Public Information Film

If you're of a certain age, I'm sure you'll remember the welly boot getting crushed…..

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Public Liability or Workplace Health and Safety

December 17, 2016

There has always been a confusing cross over between Statute Law requirements of Occupational Health and Safety and Common Law Duty of Care requirements in regards to Public Liability. A recent posting on Safety At Work Blog, titled “The intersection of OHS and public liability becomes more urgent” talks about a case in mid-November 2010, where […]

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What is your liability if you hit a car with a shopping cart

December 17, 2016

What is your liability if you hit a car with a shopping trolley Answers.com – What is your liability if you hit a car with a shopping cart. Collect Shopping Carts Safely and Efficiently – How to Keep Your Parking Lot Clean   Collect Shopping Carts Safely and Efficiently – How to Keep Your Parking […]

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Escalator failure

December 16, 2016

Escalator failure

idiots think they are stuck on an escalator and call for help

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Daily Maintenance Checklist

December 15, 2016

Example of a checklist that can be used to ensure daily maintenance and serviceability of essential items and plant. Download here: Related PostsRetail Display Safety Checklist Housekeeping Report Public Liability & Hazard Evaluation Checklist – Motels & Boarding Houses Commercial Premises Hazard Evaluation Checklist Free Public Liability Checklists Hotel public liability checklist Safety And Public […]

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Trespassers and Public Liability

December 15, 2016

Trespassers and Public Liability It hardly seems fair that trespassers can sue a business for negligence, but any person who is injured on your property is entitled to a hearing and often a settlement. How can you fight these trespassers to minimize your risk of paying a liability claim to a loiterer on your property? […]

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The Importance of Periodic Property Inspections – Balustrades

December 14, 2016

The decision in the Parker V Moore case in the QLD Supreme Court highlighted the importance of Landlords undertaking thorough inspections of properties and not necessarily relying on tenants to report issues. In this case a tenant fell after stepping on a “wobbly” balustrade over a stairwell and suffered serious injuries. The court found that […]

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