Category Archives: Safety

Articles that deal directly with creating a safer environment at your district for your employees and guests alike.

What Does Your Safety Manual Look Like?

Do you even know where it is? If not, it’s time to dig it up and start updating.

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Setting Accountability for Safety

Accountability is at the heart of performance management, and it should be at the heart of your safety program too.

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Safety Update: Responding to Subsidence

Subsidence can sneak up on you. Be sure you know what to do if you notice cracks in buildings and foundations.

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Driver Training of the Future

Learn more about our efforts to bring this training to Colorado.

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Sit-Stand Desks and Employee Health

Find out the basics on sit-stand desks and how they can help employee health and safety outcomes.

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Reminders for Safe Winter Driving

Here’s some helpful advice for preparing for driving on ice or snowy roads.

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Ready for Anything: Responding to Landslides

More advice from our guide on responding to disasters both big and small.

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Flaggers are Key to Roadside Safety

Whether your district is performing road maintenance or water and sanitation utility work, proper coordination of flagger safety is essential for everyone’s safety.

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A Special Message to District Management

As the Pool’s Safety Consultant, I get the opportunity to meet many people at member districts. One thing I have discovered, unfortunately, is that many districts access confined spaces, but do not have proper measures in place to do so safely.

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Responding to Pandemic

How to respond to a pandemic, an excerpt from the Pool’s publication, Ready for Anything: Emergency Disaster and Response Guide.

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