Summer Safety

Summer is officially here! Most schools are on vacation, and the July 4th holiday is in just a couple of weeks. Amidst this exciting time of year, safety can sometimes take a holiday, too, while the need for safety practices and opportunities is actually increasing. Summer Safety Plan Change in family routine might have children Read more about Summer Safety[…]

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Connecting Staff to Safety Through Leadership

A true safety culture requires a common vision from everyone involved. The easiest way to instill a common vision on your campus? Strong, consistent leadership. Leaders establish values, develop procedures, and enforce accountability for their safety programs. Good leadership empowers team members, and empowered team members are the dream of every leader–they’re able to work Read more about Connecting Staff to Safety Through Leadership[…]

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Why We Overprepare for Swarms of Bees

  Someone forwarded me this email entitled “Lockdown Averted.” You might think this is crazy. Maybe you’re even thinking, “Why am I still reading this post?” Well, let me give you some background… In our conversations about lockdown at schools, we often use the – now notorious – “swarm of bees” example. At the beginning of Read more about Why We Overprepare for Swarms of Bees[…]

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Before & After: The Experience of Recovery

A lot of recovery survivors talk about their “befores” and “afters.” This is because the difference between substance abuse and sobriety is like night and day. While it seems obvious, there really is an incredible difference for the person who is living through these changes. When recovery survivors experience the greatness of a sober life, Read more about Before & After: The Experience of Recovery[…]

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Best Practices For An Effective Emergency Evacuation Plan For Your Company

There are certain practices that you cannot overlook if you’re determined to make an effective emergency evacuation plan for your company. It’s important to start at the beginning and have the necessary foundation for quality employee safety. Risk Assessment Before taking any large steps for planning, let alone practicing, it is important to know what Read more about Best Practices For An Effective Emergency Evacuation Plan For Your Company[…]

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