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AFIRM Industry Reports

Butler. J. 2013.  Liability for workplace health and safety in the Australian Fitness Industry.  [pdf] Fitness Australia. Available at:
https://fitnessaustralia.s3.amazonaws.com/uploads/uploaded_file/file/247/Liability-for-Workplace-Health-and-Safety-in-the-Australian-Fitness-Industry.pdf

Dietrich, J. 2012. Liability arising from contract and under the Australian consumer law. [pdf] Fitness Australia.  Available at:
https://fitnessaustralia.s3.amazonaws.com/uploads/uploaded_file/file/245/Liability-Arising-From-Contract-and-Under-the-Australian-Consumer-Law-Report.pdf

Dietrich, J. 2012. Liability for negligence in the Australian fitness industry. [pdf] Fitness Australia. Available at:
https://fitnessaustralia.s3.amazonaws.com/uploads/uploaded_file/file/246/Liability-for-Negligence-in-the-Australian-Fitness-Industry-Report.pdf

Dietrich, J. 2012. Limiting or excluding liability in the Australian fitness industry. [pdf] Fitness Australia. Available at:
https://fitnessaustralia.s3.amazonaws.com/uploads/uploaded_file/file/248/Limiting-or-Excluding-Liability-in-the-Australian-Fitness-Industry-Report.pdf

Richardson, R. & Salter, J. 2013.  Planning and building regulation for fitness businesses. [pdf] Fitness Australia. Available at: https://fitnessaustralia.s3.amazonaws.com/uploads/uploaded_file/file/250/Planning-and-Building-Regulation-for-Fitness-Businesses.pdf

Emergencies

St John’s Ambulance, DRSABCD action plan poster. http://stjohn.org.au/assets/uploads/fact%20sheets/english/DRSABCD%20A4%20poster.pdf

The Workplace Code of Practice, First Aid.
http://www.safeworkaustralia.gov.au/sites/SWA/about/Publications/Documents/693/first-aid-in-workplace.pdf

Resources

Fitness Australia

Adult Pre-exercise Screening System.
https://fitnessaustralia.s3.amazonaws.com/uploads/uploaded_file/file/201/Australian-Adult-Pre-Exercise-Screening-Tool.pdf

Code of Ethics.
http://fitness.org.au/articles/policies-guidelines/fitness-australia-code-of-ethics/4/73/20

Medical referral form, from a fitness facility to a health professional.
http://fitness.org.au/articles/policies-guidelines/exercise-referral-kit/26/19/20

Risk rating table, risk assessment and safety inspection checklist in, ‘A Work Health and Safety Guide for Fitness Businesses’. [pdf] Fitness Australia and Risk Logic. Available at:
https://fitnessaustralia.s3.amazonaws.com/uploads/uploaded_file/file/582/Work-Health-_-Safety-Guidelines-August-2012.pdf

Scope of Practice.
https://fitnessaustralia.s3.amazonaws.com/uploads/uploaded_file/file/224/Scope-of-Practice-for-Registered-Exercise-Professionals.pdf

Standards, guidelines and policies. http://fitness.org.au/articles/policies-guidelines/exercise-guidelines/4/39/20

Risk Management

Risk Management plan (an example). http://www.leoisaac.com/ris/top455.htm

Work Health and Safety Act 2011. http://www.comlaw.gov.au/Details/C2011A00137

Sports Medicine Australia

Australia offers Injury fact sheets to assist in injury prevention management. http://sma.org.au/resources-advice/