Duty Owed to the Guest Outside of the Property
Outside
  • door service
  • grounds
  • sporting facilities
  • lighting requirements
Swimming Areas
  • exercise reasonable care
  • introduce no new hazards
  • comply with statutory requirements
    • safety equipment
    • pool safety procedures
  • act on superior knowledge of dangers
    • warn guests of unusual hazards
    • inspect for glass
    • inspect lake bottoms
    • control boisterous conduct of guests
  • have some protection from guests' negligence
Fire
  • duty to act reasonable
  • maintain safety equipment
  • staff training
Security
  • basic duty from common law
  • maintain adequate staff
  • security procedures
  • matching security to circumstances
Medical Care
  • not required to offer guests medical services
  • do have a duty to summon help


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