Training to Prevent Building Liabilities

July 24, 2009
Buildings At the Moment, Helping Facilities Professionals Make Smarter Decisions

The amount of money lost annually by businesses due to liability suits is in the millions, says Merrill Fischbein, risk manager and insurance broker at Minneapolis-based Fischbein Insurance Services.

What’s more: “Any liability claim is probably preventable,” says Fischbein. “You just need to check your hazards.” But, identifying and fixing facility hazards isn’t always easy; that’s why it’s important to have well-trained employees who are able to identify and fix potential hazards to guests or occupants, and who conduct their tasks in a safe manner to prevent injuries or accidents that may be liabilities.

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