Category Archives: Safety

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

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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Safety Hero Program Revving Up

The Safety Hero program allows you to nominate individual employees whose dedication to keeping the workplace safe goes above and beyond.

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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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Don’t Get Swept Off Your Feet!

While weak tornadoes can be common, the Centennial State experiences an average of 60 tornadoes a year, and there’s no way of predicting when a more destructive super cell will appear…

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Your Safety Budget Just Got Bigger

Big news! We just added more than $915,000 to the Safety and Loss Prevention Grant fund, and chances are your district will be getting a super-sized novelty check in the mail pretty soon.

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Power Up Your Safety Committee

Safety is an ongoing process. Your safety committee needs tools and support to ensure a safe workplace for everyone. Take a look at how our services can assist your district’s safety committee.

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End of an Era for Gridiron?

There have been multiple studies that suggest tackle football for youth may lead to long-term neurological damage and cognitive functions.

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An Ounce of Prevention and a Ton of Snow

Slips, trips, and falls (STFs) are some of the most common workplace injuries. The worst of these usually happen right at the onset of winter. This suggests that the majority of us may not be prepared for that first serious snow that sweeps through Colorado.

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Are You Ready?

Predicting hazards and their outcomes is the heart of risk management. But even someone with a very sophisticated risk management plan can find themselves with very little notice to prepare for sudden emergencies such as disasters.

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