emergency preparedness

Will This Catalog Transform Parent Engagement in Philadelphia?

The School District of Philadelphia is taking significant strides to increase parent and family engagement at their schools with the...

Why It's Not Too Early to Think about Workplace Winter Weather Preparedness

Tara Gibson
November 12, 2019

If your workplace has been sweltering in the record temperatures recently experienced by much of the country, you may think it is a...

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Winter Preparation for Senior Care Facilities

Mary Kate McGrath
November 12, 2019

Bishop Gadsden Retirement Community in Charleston, South Carolina, was in the path of three hurricanes, one ice storm, and one snow...

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Black Friday Safety Incidents - Business Preparedness

Mary Kate McGrath
November 05, 2019

Every year, people across the United States set aside the Friday after Thanksgiving to shop. On Black Friday, retailers offer reduced...

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Teaching Safety Skills To Students With Autism

Mary Kate McGrath
October 31, 2019

In 2018, the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, raised new concerns about preparing students for a...

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Ways to Enhance Hospital Preparedness for Mass Casualties

Tara Gibson
October 29, 2019

The case study of the tragic 2017 Las Vegas shooting provides multiple examples of how healthcare organizations can enhance hospital...

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What Do Hospitals Do During Severe Weather Event Closings?

Mary Kate McGrath
October 15, 2019

In September of 2018, Hurricane Florence hit land and forced hospitals, nursing homes, and other medical facilities in the Carolinas...

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Dealing With A Major Crisis On Campus

Mary Kate McGrath
October 14, 2019

On April 15, 2013, multiple bombings near the finish line at the Boston Marathon killed three people and injured over 263 others, as...

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School Safety and Mental Health Training Go Hand-in-Hand

Amelia Marceau
October 10, 2019

In May of 2018, an armed assailant entered Santa Fe High School in Santa Fe, Texas, killing 10 students and leaving 10 more wounded....

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‘Active Shooter K9’ Training Dogs for K-12 Active Shooter Situations

Tara Gibson
October 03, 2019

In wake of the tragic mass shootings across the United States, K-12 schools and districts are implementing different school safety...

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What Should Your Office “Go Bag” Contain for Emergencies?

Tara Gibson
October 01, 2019

The recommended contents of an office go bag can vary according to the location of your workplace, how you commute to work, and the...

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Earthquakes: How to Prepare and Protect a Campus Community

Kathleen Ohlson
September 30, 2019

Just seconds. The equivalent of filling up a glass of water. Ordering food on an app. Taking a sip of coffee.

This is the amount of...

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OSHA Issued Wildfire Policy For Corporations

Mary Kate McGrath
September 24, 2019

In 2018, California struggled to provide appropriate emergency response to residents during an unprecedented wildfire season. Multiple...

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