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Putting Your Safety First When Responding to An Emergency

is the title of a June 20, 2018, Health & Safety Institute (HSI) blog. The blog states that when people are injured or suddenly fall ill, the scene around them is often chaotic. Concerned bystanders, family members and emergency services personnel are all reacting and responding to the incident simultaneously, and the incident scene itself […]

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#NotHereAtCamp: Creating a Camp Community Safe from Sexual Harassment

is the title of a May 2018 American Camp Association (ACA) article by Bob Ditter. The article states #MeToo. It’s been a rolling, roiling story that’s been unfolding for over a year: the riveting and, at times, explosive exposure of ongoing and often long-standing sexual abuse and harassment of both male and female victims by […]

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Responder Liaison & Go Bags

An important, yet often overlooked part of your organization’s emergency action planning should be to create a partnership with your local law enforcement by assigning a responder liaison to work with emergency responders. The responder liaison should be knowledgeable with your facilities emergency and security procedures as well as floor plans. Your responder liaison should […]

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The Nitty Gritty of a Risk Committee

The Nitty Gritty of a Risk Committee

The Nitty Gritty of a Risk Committee is the title of a Nonprofit Risk Management Center (NRMC) article by Melanie Lockwood Herman. The article states, “Let’s form a committee!” is the frequent battle cry of nonprofit leaders facing a complex problem for which there are no obvious, immediate or cheap solutions. When more than one […]

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