New Aquatic Management Program. The American Red Cross (ARC) and aquatic engineering and design firm Counsilman-Hunsaker are teaming up to provide a new Aquatic Management Program. The new Aquatic Management Program will employ a team of aquatic operations specialists to design and implement comprehensive operational strategies and management solutions for new and existing facilities of all types and sizes to improve safety, efficiency and sustainability. Click HERE to learn more about this new Aquatic Management Program.
NEW Bomb Threat Resources: Click HERE to visit our Emergency Preparedness page located in the Resource Library to view the following new resources: Bomb Threat Guidance Brochure; Bomb Threat Calls Checklist; Bomb Threat Management Guide and Security Guidance for Buildings.
Safe Place Implementation Training. National Safe Place Network is hosting a Safe Place Implementation Training on April 18-19, 2017, in Louisville, Kentucky. Safe Place is a national youth outreach and prevention program for young people in need of immediate help and safety. As a community-based program, Safe Place designates businesses and organizations as Safe Place locations, making help readily available to youth in communities across the country. This training is designed for agencies that are preparing to start Safe Place and recommended for existing licensed agencies with new staff responsible for the program. Click HERE for more information on how to start a Safe Place program.
Product Alert! SafeWatch TEAM™. SafeWatch TEAM™ for employers and educators by Safety Alert Apps™ gives your employees and staff the fastest connection to help, and gives the employer control to program the hierarchy of who is informed in any kind of emergency. When an emergency happens, SafeWatch TEAM™ immediately connects your employees in less than 5 seconds on the phone to 911 and/or local security and simultaneously sends their preselected “SafeTeam” members text and email alerts with their GPS location. It securely stores your Safety Team data in the Cloud. If a phone is destroyed in an emergency, the data is still sent to the Safety Team. Read more HERE.
NEW! Updated Emergency Planning Guidelines for Nonprofits. 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 with our Updated Emergency Planning Guidelines for Nonprofits.