Author Archives: CSD Pool

What’s Lurking in the Swimming Pool?

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are renewing their warnings this year about infections of Cryptosporidum in swimming pools. Last year, there were 32 reported outbreaks of Cryptosporidium linked to swimming pools or water playgrounds.

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Ask the Experts: Waivers

An injury is not compensable if it occurs as a result of an employee’s participation in a voluntary recreational activity or program, regardless of whether the employer promoted, sponsored, or supported the recreational activity or program.

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Meet TRISTAR Liability Claims Adjuster Julie Zimmerman

We invite our members to meet Julie Zimmerman who will be working on behalf of the CSD Pool.

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Reminder: Training Credit Participation Deadline Approaches!

As we approach the deadline for the Training Credit Programs, a lot of members get their last few employees to take the training and earn the district 5% off of their 2018 liability contribution. Training must be completed at the CSD Pool’s Training Centers between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017

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Expanded Clean-up Services from SERVPRO

Sewer backups are a big deal, and we haven’t been shy about reminding you of that fact. Chances are you’ve heard about our partnership with SERVPRO of Greater Boulder regarding professional and expedited cleanup services. However, what you may not realize is the extent of SERVPRO’s services, which also include repair for damages from fire and vandalism.

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Meet TRISTAR Branch Manager Brandi Kwiatkowski

We invite our members to meet Brandi Kwiatkowski who will be working on behalf of the CSD Pool.

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CFH Trust Expands to Help Firefighters Cope with Catastrophic Illness

Starting this month, the Colorado Firefighter Heart and Circulatory Benefits Trust will officially become the Colorado Firefighter Heart and Cancer Benefits Trust (CFHC Trust). This change comes on the heels of Governor Hickenlooper’s signing of Senate Bill 17-214, which makes it possible for the CFHC Trust to provide coverage for five statutorily covered cancers similarly to providing benefits for heart and circulatory malfunctions to firefighters

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Ask the Experts: TULIP Coverage

While the district doesn’t need special coverage for such events, the event organizer may be well-advised to obtain it. Summer is filled with endless activities such as festivals, and outside organizers often host these exciting events at district facilities. This can be a huge headache for the district if someone is injured or if there is damage to property.

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A Dangerous Game of Hide and Seek

The Pool covers thousands of acres of parks across many special districts. These parks can become hot beds for liability and worker’s compensation claims if districts do not maintain adequate levels of safety.

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Nine Air Conditioning Maintenance Tips to Prevent Costly Breakdowns

Appropriate maintenance at the beginning of the cooling season is one of the best ways to prevent an air conditioning breakdown. Prevention is the key to avoiding an air conditioning emergency in the height of summer.

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