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Loss Prevention & Risk Management Newsletter

publication date: Jul 24, 2011
author/source: Stephen Barth, Founder of HospitalityLawyer.com
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HospitalityLawyer.com - worldwide provider of legal, safety, and security solutionsHotel and Restaurant Loss Prevention and Risk Management Newsletter

June 2011 Volume IV, Issue 3

In this edition:

Merlin Law Group - National Hotel Law Affiliate for Insurance LawPreparation for the Hurricane Season Includes Insurance and Risk Reviews, William F. “Chip” Merlin, Jr. Esq.

Once again, the Atlantic hurricane season is looming. With it comes a sense of apprehension for all along the coast, especially for those in the hospitality industry. For many, a few months’ income will make or break a business, so a severe storm brings potential ruin for a business that is not sufficiently insured. While business owners cannot predict a storm, they can protect their businesses financially; understanding both the insurance product and a business’ risk is essential. Read more

Robson ForensicPool Area Seasonal Checklist, Maria Bella

  1. Document pre-season and in-season staff training. Provide verbal, written, and hands-on training, and have staff SIGN attendance logs.
  2. Inspect all repairs and renovations to ensure compliance with current codes. If variances have been granted, check with applicable government agencies to determine if a written copy of the variance must be on file at your facility.
Click here for the complete checklist.

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Register today for the Global Congress on Legal, Safety, and Security Solutions in Travel

Global CongressThe Greater Houston Convention & Visitors Bureau, in coordination with HospitalityLawyer.com, invites you to the first-ever Global Congress on Legal, Safety, and Security Solutions in Travel, scheduled for August 25-28, 2011, at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas.

Don't miss sessions addressing the most pressing loss prevention & risk management issues affecting the global travel, tourism, & hospitality industries:

  • A Global Survey of Hotel Fires: Mitigating Them and Reacting to Them
  • Insurance Anomalies Around the Globe
  • Insurance for All Aspects of Business Travel
  • Best Extraction Practices in Volatile Circumstances…Learning from Egypt, Libya, and Japan
  • Kidnap & Ransom: Prevention and Response
  • Meeting Your Duty of Care: Making Security Assessments of Hotels & Transportation
  • Developing a Travel Policy that Keeps Your Employees Legal, Safe, and Secure

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Fire Protection Management Tips

The U.S. Fire Administration publishes Coffee Break Training Bulletins, providing technical training and administrative tips. Below are links to the archived Bulletins:

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