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Emergency Preparedness & Crisis Management

 Emergency Preparedness & Crisis Management. With the recent rash of threats nationally against JCC’s and other organizations, it might be a good time to review and update your organization’s emergency preparedness and crisis management plans. Conducting emergency drills are an effective technique for preparing organizations for stressful situations and ensuring that emergency and crisis situations […]

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Employers Must Post Injury and Illness Summaries Now

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) reminds employers of their obligation to post a copy of OSHA’s Form 300A, which summarizes job-related injuries and illnesses logged during 2016. The summary must be displayed in a common area where notices to employees are usually posted each year between February 1st and April 30th. Businesses with […]

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Crafting a Gun Policy Can Be Challenging

Laws and the popularity of carrying guns change over time. In recent months there have been significant changes in laws and practices in many states across the US. Banning guns from the workplace can be a method for meeting the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) general duty clause mandate for a safe work environment. […]

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It’s time to learn more about sports related concussions.

Many program leaders are aware of the occurrence of concussions in sports such as football, soccer and basketball. Recent media and incidents suggest that swimmers may have something to be aware of also. Red more form the Chicago Tribune and Swimming World. All swimmers should be aware of the risk of concussions while practicing the sport. […]

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Wireless Pool Alarm off the market.

RJE Technologies reports that the Aquatic Incident Alert System (AIA) is no longer available. Based on the popular Safety Turtle system AIA has been used in YMCA and other pools for several years as a means to initiate emergency procedures. Organizations are encouraged to utilize a “push-button” type system to activate their aquatic emergency action […]

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Three P’s of Safe Winter Driving

Winter driving can be hazardous; especially in northern regions that get a lot of snow and ice. Like it or not but winter is coming soon and preparing to drive in adverse conditions is important. Additional preparations can help make a trip safer, or help staff deal with an emergency. It is important to remember […]

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