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Importance of Staff Screening

A September 12, 2018, Philadelphia Magazine article titled How Did This Guy Get to Be a Head Lifeguard at a Philly Public Pool, reminds us of the importance of thorough staff screening. The article states that police say that Michael Daniels sexually assaulted a girl while he was the supervising lifeguard at the John B. […]

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Workplace Training & Drills

Even the best workplace emergency plans mean nothing if people are not trained, and rehearsed through regular drills. Employees need to clearly understand what to do in many given situations. On-going documented training should be conducted at least annually and upon hire. Employees should practice these plans through regularly documented drills. Staff members need to […]

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Membership / Guest Screening

Membership / Guest Screening

Summer is over 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. This practice is an important layer of protection to […]

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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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