While hazardous or “extreme” sports may be very appealing, they do present greater risks for injuries. A severe injury sustained by participation in a hazardous sport can forever change a young person’s life. It can also result in a major financial burden for your organization, as well as a damaged reputation.
The fact is, hazardous sports raise important questions about safety and liability.
As an independent school, it is your responsibility to ensure the safety and security of your students, staff and volunteers. Therefore, it is essential that you and your Board understand fully the costs and potential risks of any sports activity being contemplated and that you discuss plans with your insurance broker or insurance provider well before…