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Organizational Strategic Decision Making

This year, we are sponsoring a two-day workshop on organizational strategic decision making, also known as Enterprise Risk Management (ERM). Organizational strategic decision making is not a static solution; it’s a continuous process that assesses all of the issues your organization may encounter.

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Put on Your Thinking Caps

Effective this past March, hundreds of new courses have been added to our catalog. These courses range widely in topic and depth, but virtually everyone on your team will find something new and something useful.

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Taking the Right Steps

There are many different types of ladders on the market that vary in size, shape, and capability. It is important to educate yourself on what is available and take your intended purpose for the ladder into account.

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Knowledge is Power: TargetSolutions Upgrades for Every District

Members are utilizing TargetSolutions a lot, but now they can take it to the next level.

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Property & Liability 2017 Renewal Details

Here’s a breakdown of all the changes in our Property and Liability renewals for 2017.

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Add Value to Your Coverage by Taking Advantage of the Pool’s Free Training

Unlike private insurance companies, our goal is to charge you less. The best way we can achieve that goal together is by providing services that allow you to reduce your risks. Training is the best way to do that because it empowers employees at every level of a district to do their jobs safely.

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Introducing a New Program for Fire Service Leaders

Imagine being able to build a firehouse culture where roles and relationships are defined and refined, where leadership is intentional and teamwork is inspired. Such a culture would enable chiefs and teams to work together, integrate new staff members easily and effectively, and have the strength and ability to endure through staff turnover.

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Better Training, Better Results

Our Water and Wastewater Training Center has received a major upgrade. Members can now manage their water operators’ credentials from this system, and their employees can maintain their licenses by getting Training Units (TUs) from this system at no cost. The training has been approved by the state Operator Certification Program Office, and is ready to go right now.

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Beware Poisonous Snakes When Working Outdoors this Summer

From exposure to extreme temperatures and harmful UV rays, inclement weather, vector-borne diseases, and a whole host of poisonous plants and animals to worry about, it’s important for district employees to know their risks when working outdoors this summer. Perhaps none of these threats send a shiver down the spine quite like the threat of a potentially deadly snake bite.

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Employee Use of District Equipment a Risky Proposition

Every district uses equipment which employees need to do their job, and this equipment is generally provided by the district. While a reasonable amount of personal use of district-owned equipment like computers or photocopiers is realistic, there are many types of equipment that pose serious problems if used outside the scope of an employee’s job responsibilities because they significantly increase the likelihood of a loss.

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