NetSmartz

Teaching Digital Citizenship

Digital Citizenship is a concept which helps teachers, technology leaders and parents to understand what students, children, and technology users should know to use technology appropriately. Digital citizenship are the norms of appropriate, responsible technology use. NetSmartz workshops, a program of the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC), has released a new online […]

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Rhabdo & Spin Classes

In April 2017, the American Journal of Medicine (AJM) published a study on the effects of spin class causing Rhabdomyolysis, or Rhabdo for short, which is a rare condition brought on by intense or extreme workouts. The AJM stated that the “high-intensity exercise associated with spin class comes with significant risks to newcomers.” If a […]

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Andy Warhol And NonProfit Workplace Safety

Andy Warhol And NonProfit Workplace Safety

An October 2, 2017, The NonProfit Times article states, workplace safety is a managerial task that is easy to overlook. It is seldom top-of-mind until an accident happens. It is difficult to monitor and often dry to think about and map out. Perhaps the answer is to take an artist’s approach. During his presentation, “What […]

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Dry Drowning and Other Misnomers…

Dry Drowning and Other Misnomers is the title of an article by B. Chris Brewster from Aquatics International. Brewster discusses that many aquatics professionals may wonder what to make of terms they hear in the media, such as: dry-, wet-, near-, silent-, and secondary drowning. Let’s make it simple up front: These terms should not be […]

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Membership / Guest Screening

Membership / Guest Screening

Summer is coming to an end and school is back in session. Soon your community will be heading back indoors for fall programming and your hallways will be full of young community members again. Now is a good time to review and update your membership and visitor screening practices. These practices are an important layer […]

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The Importance of Training New Employees

The Importance of Training New Employees

According to the National Safety Council (NSC), safety and health training should begin as soon as employees are hired, as workers will generally be open to ideas and information about how their new organization operates. Another reason to begin safety and health training right away is, new employees are more likely to experience a work-related […]

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