Risk Management pt 2

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Department
Exercise Science and Sport Studies
Course
01:377:204
Professor
Dougherty
Semester
Fall

Description
Final Exam When hiring an individual, what do you worry about? • First and most obvious—are they qualified for the position? Can they fulfill the duties? Because they might hurt  the business if they aren’t • They are qualified, now look at back ground—criminal history (if they do, what is the severity of the crime?  • Criminal records not significant, now look at referrals—did they work hard? Did they show up on time? Were  they ever punished for something on the job? • You interview them, you like them, you hire them • 6 months later, he lashes out at a customer—you should have at least documented the conversation with the  referral to mitigate some of the liability o Its not your fault you didn’t know because it was the referrals duty to inform you Difference between being qualified and fit for a job: you could be a certified EMT but have terrible social skills and don’t  work well with the patients.  OR Mike Rice, he was qualified for the job but he had anger issues that he couldn’t contain • So how do you determine if someone is fit for the job?—in the interview, give them scenarios and ask them what  they would do Participation agreement: a document outlining risk of the activity. • Voluntarily agree to participate • List of skills required for the activity • Safety rules • Explicitly state the nature and risks of the activity—keep it simple but clear • Signature after each section to ensure that they acknowledge the important things o Exculpatory language: “I_____ understand that football could potentially lead to...” Waiver: asking the person to transfer liability (accepting responsibilities)—indemnifying you (I won’t su
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