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Unformatted text preview: UrRISK01 6 UrRISK01 Ron Stellabottte/rjs5125 SRA 311 Fall 2010 Introduction This risk assessment looks specifically at the insurable liability risks to the hotel owner that arise from having an on premise Swimming Pool for guest use. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) 3,443 died by unintentional drowning, which is about ten deaths per day. More than twenty percent were children under the age of fourteen years old (CDC). Furthermore, more than 850 spinal cord injuries are caused each year by diving accidents (Lindsey & Key). Additionally, over 5,200 emergency room visits each year are due to pool chemical-related injuries (Hlavsa). Purpose The purpose of this risk assessment is to inform the hotel owner of the potential liability he or she may incur because of operating a pool at the Ramada Inn, State College. It is also the intent to show how that liability can be mitigated by direct action of the pool operator or accepted by the pool operator by insuring against the liability. Scope of this risk Assessment This assessment is focused on the legal liability risks and ramifications of operating a pool at the Ramada Inn,...
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This note was uploaded on 12/10/2010 for the course SRA 311 at Penn State.