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Active Shooter – When Should I Take Attendance of Our Students

Tell your school to take our Active Shooters Course. Are you a Parent? Take our Active Shooter Course designed for you. Active shooters present us with a scenario that is unlike any other in the world of emergency response. While the risk of an active shooter incident occurring in any one spot is extremely low, Read more about Active Shooter – When Should I Take Attendance of Our Students[…]

Your lack of participation kills us all

I understand why you may not want to participate in an emergency drill. I can see you feeling it’s a bit much between fire and earthquake drills and lockdown events. Perhaps you think the number of drills your school conducts is far more than needed for the risk of that emergency happening. Or, in the Read more about Your lack of participation kills us all[…]

Demystifying OSHA Compliance: Understanding Complaints vs. Citations

Ensuring workplace safety is paramount for every organization, but navigating the intricacies of Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) compliance can be daunting. One of the fundamental aspects of OSHA regulations revolves around distinguishing between complaints and citations. In this blog post, we’ll delve into the nuances of these two key components of workplace safety Read more about Demystifying OSHA Compliance: Understanding Complaints vs. Citations[…]

Environmental Effects of Graffiti

Graffiti is not only an eyesore. From cradle to grave, spray paint is an environmental and health hazard. It is an ongoing nuisance and recently, the LA City Council just approved $3.8 million dollars to remove graffiti from two high-rise buildings in downtown Los Angeles. Los Angeles County alone erases 30 million square feet of Read more about Environmental Effects of Graffiti[…]

The Delicate Balance Between Human Health & Sustainability

There is a delicate equilibrium between human health and environmental stewardship. There are more nuances and considerations than meets the eye. Each decision we make, whether in our daily routines or on a broader societal scale, should be given careful consideration. The abundance of sustainable alternatives on the market brings with it a myriad of Read more about The Delicate Balance Between Human Health & Sustainability[…]

Playground Preservation 101: A Step-by-Step Guide to Banishing Rust

Playgrounds are the heart of childhood, but the unseen enemy, rust, can compromise their structural integrity and visual appeal. In this instructional guide, we break down the insights shared by Steve Wilmes and Matt Kieta of Wilmes, LLC in their video about tackling rust on playgrounds. Follow these step-by-step instructions to ensure your playgrounds remain Read more about Playground Preservation 101: A Step-by-Step Guide to Banishing Rust[…]

Revolutionizing CPR Training: Chest Compressions, Tech Upgrades, and Hygiene Hacks Unveiled!

Introduction: In the latest episode of The Risk Control Show, Steve Wilmes and Matt Kieta delve into the dynamic world of CPR training, exploring the evolution from traditional methods to cutting-edge technology. From the effectiveness of chest compressions to advancements in training tools and the crucial importance of hand hygiene, this episode is a must-watch Read more about Revolutionizing CPR Training: Chest Compressions, Tech Upgrades, and Hygiene Hacks Unveiled![…]

Understanding and Managing the Big Nine Food Allergens

Welcome to another insightful episode of The Risk Control Show with Steve Wilmes and Matt Kieta. In this installment, we delve into a crucial topic that affects numerous individuals across various settings: food allergies. Join us as we explore the “Big Nine” food allergens and discuss practical strategies for managing and preventing allergic reactions. The Read more about Understanding and Managing the Big Nine Food Allergens[…]

New School Lunch Initiatives

The USDA has announced changes to its school lunch nutrition standards. The changes seek to improve children’s health by decreasing salt and sugar intake. There are proposed limits on flavored milk, cereal, grain-based desserts, and yogurt. The USDA also wants to incorporate more whole grains in the meals. According to the CDC, almost 20% of Read more about New School Lunch Initiatives[…]

Zooming for the Public Good: Protecting Agency Meetings from Disruptions

In an era of digital governance, virtual meetings have become an integral part of public agency operations. However, with the rise of remote collaboration comes the challenge of safeguarding these meetings against disruptions, particularly the notorious phenomenon known as Zoom bombing. Public agencies, dedicated to serving the community, must prioritize the security of their virtual Read more about Zooming for the Public Good: Protecting Agency Meetings from Disruptions[…]