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[…]

Flying Cars Are Closer Than You Think

“Where we’re going, we don’t need roads,” Doc Brown told Marty and Jennifer in the 1986 movie Back To The Future, just before they flew through our screens in a rocket-propelled Delorian. The Jetsons. Star Wars. Blade Runner. All these futuristic shows and movies, and many more besides, featured flying cars. Innovative and far-flung storytelling Read more about Flying Cars Are Closer Than You Think[…]

Should School Resource Officers Have Rifles Stored on Campus?

Tell your school to take our Active Shooters Course. Are you a Parent? Take our Active Shooter Course designed for you. The number of school shooter incidents is rising every year. Local law enforcement and school officials are considering new and innovative approaches to grapple with these serious events. One approach they are trying is Read more about Should School Resource Officers Have Rifles Stored on Campus?[…]

The Next Emergency Threat– Nuclear Bombs

  Let’s say we took a look at your standard emergency action plan. We flip through it and look for the different types of emergencies one tends to find in an EAP. For sure, we’ll find fire and earthquake. There should be an active shooter plan in there now. You probably have a newly updated Read more about The Next Emergency Threat– Nuclear Bombs[…]

How The East Palestine Train Derailment Has Gone Wrong

It is tragic whenever a horrifying disaster occurs, such as the train derailment near East Palestine, Ohio, earlier this month. As safety professionals, we are in the business of protecting people from hazards. It is particularly galling when we see supposed safety experts make critical errors. These mistakes can have a drastic impact on local Read more about How The East Palestine Train Derailment Has Gone Wrong[…]

SB 906 And Its Potential Impact On Schools

  California is taking proactive measures to protect school sites from potential acts of homicidal violence. The Legislature passed SB 906 last year, and Gov. Newsom signed it into law in July 2022. This groundbreaking legislation aims to ensure the safety of students by mandating reporting of homicidal threats made by students in grades 6 Read more about SB 906 And Its Potential Impact On Schools[…]

Shooting in St. Louis exemplifies key training points

Another shooting rocked educators and the United States on Monday. This time, the shooting occurred in St. Louis, Missouri. It just so happens that I grew up in St. Louis, and my nieces and nephews reside in and go to school there. Thinking of them makes my heart bleed even more when I hear of Read more about Shooting in St. Louis exemplifies key training points[…]

A reminder from Hurricane Ian—How is your emergency water looking?

The Storm of the Century If you’re like me, you were inundated with news of Hurricane Ian tearing through Florida last week. After devastating Puerto Rico and Cuba, Ian jumped to a Category 5 hurricane, with gale-force 155 mile-per-hour winds and double-digit feet of storm surge as it barreled down on the southwest coast of Read more about A reminder from Hurricane Ian—How is your emergency water looking?[…]

Don’t ever do this during an active shooter drill

Tell your school to take our Active Shooters Course. Are you a Parent? Take our Active Shooter Course designed for you.   Active shooter events are, by nature, loud, violent, and traumatic experiences. It makes sense then that some trainers look to duplicate that in their active shooter drills. They believe that making the training Read more about Don’t ever do this during an active shooter drill[…]