One Size Does Not Fit All

Our eyes are important parts of our lives. People rely heavily on visual information to complete even the most mundane tasks like making breakfast or navigating your way to work. The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) reported that there are roughly 2,000 eye injuries every day in the United States.

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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 Quick Guide to Effective Interviewing

This is the second in a series of articles about how to build a strong and lasting team. This article will focus on effective interviewing strategies.

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Stay Cool by Avoiding Heat-Related Illness

We have compiled a list of guidelines for those who work outdoors on how to identify and respond to different heat-related illnesses. These guidelines are based on OSHA safety recommendations, and more detailed information can be found on their website.

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Ask the Experts: Underground Property

While we specifically exclude coverage for underground property, there is an exception for underground property that is specifically scheduled and properly valued. Storage tanks, wells, and pipes are often overlooked when updating scheduled 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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Member Spotlight: Innovating for the Common Good at Southgate Water and Sanitation Districts

Recently, we had a chance to talk with Southgate Water and Sanitation Districts about their use of a geographic information system (GIS) to help manage their public assets. This was a very enlightening discussion which revealed a lot about this very valuable resource.

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Introducing i2i Workforce: Bring the Brilliance with our new HR Consulting Partnership

i2i specializes in all aspects of the practice of human resources, including retention, development, training, and recruiting.

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Emergency Response Procedures: Hazardous Materials Spills

The dangers of flammable and corrosive materials are obvious, but there are many other ways in which substances can be hazardous to human health. Many people are familiar with “HAZMAT” suits and what seeing them means.

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