Category Archives: Safety

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

The Check is in the Mail

We just added more than $700,000 to districts’ accounts for 2017. Be sure to check your mailboxes regularly! We have mailed your oversized novelty checks, and we hope it will incentivize your safety committee to think big about safety, but you can start using this money right away.

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Emergency Response Procedures: Chemical Spill

So what do you do if your district has a chemical spill? Well, before you worry about filing a claim or any kind of paperwork, the first order of business is to stop the spill from spreading and causing more damage.

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Are You a Competent Person in OSHA’s Eyes?

Anyone who has some degree of responsibility for worker safety is probably familiar with OSHA’s requirement that safety oversight be handled by a “competent person.” But what exactly does that mean? What makes an individual “competent” in OSHA’s eyes?

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Watch Your Six

What makes matters worse is that once a back has experienced trauma, it will never fully recover. No wonder so many view back pain as inevitable as death and taxes.

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The Canary In Your Coal Mine

To ensure your air monitors are taken care of, you will need to perform bump tests and calibration tests to evaluate its functionality and accuracy. The process for bump testing your air monitor varies depending on the type and model of air monitor you have.

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Charting a Safer Future

No successful journey begins with someone blindly setting out without a plan, a goal, or proper gear. Even organizations, like special districts for example, need to have those things established before embarking on any kind of a quest.

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Emergency Response Procedures: Suspicious Packages

Everyone is familiar with news stories about celebrities or politicians receiving ticking parcels or mail laced with mysterious powders. But one of the reasons authorities take this so seriously is the danger that these objects represent.

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Accident Investigation Kits

This is why it’s important to prepare for the possibility of an accident and the realities of the initial investigation by developing an accident investigation kit.

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Winter Preparedness

Now that winter has returned, there are two things we can count on: there will be snow and there will be ice, and with snow and ice comes potential slips, trips, and falls. Slips, trips, and falls is the number one cause of workers’ compensations claims for the CSD Pool. It might seem like an inevitable situation, especially in winter, but it can be prevented.

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New Group Purchase Discount Program: Elite Sports University

We are excited to announce a new partnership with Elite Sports University (ESU), an online training platform that offers the latest curricula on strength and conditioning, speed, agility, and nutrition. ESU also offers specialty classes for coaches, long-term athlete development and personal trainer recertification. As part of this partnership, they are offering their training videos and platform to CSD Pool members at a discounted rate.

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