2018 SDA Conference Scholarships are Now Available!

The conference reinforces the special district community by providing an exchange of ideas, and by enabling people to make connections. Our Scholarship Program pays for these new faces to attend by reimbursing their district for the costs associated with attending.

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Member Spotlight: Fountain Sanitation District UPDATED

Recently, we had the privilege of speaking with Assistant Operations Superintendent Josh Watkins from Fountain Sanitation District about the merits of the BDP Screw Press and how it has positively impacted district operations.

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Recap of Gordon Graham Visit

What follows are general highlights from his exceptional presentation on real risk management at the 2017 SDA Forums last November. For more information on Gordon Graham, his impressive body of work, and Lexipol, please visit www.lexipol.com.

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Ask the Experts: Notice of Occurrence

A notice of occurrence simply means notifying your insurance company of an incident, which can help your organization in several ways: preventing further damage to its property as well as paying fewer out-of-pocket costs.

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Nurse Triage Program

The Pool has enhanced services for injured workers who need to report a workers’ compensation incident or injury. Please have any employee who has been injured at work and is seeking medical treatment call 800-318-8870 and use extension 1, option 2.

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Ask the Experts: What are ‘incident rates’ and how are they calculated?

You may not be familiar with the concept of an incident rate because, unlike most employers, special districts are not required to report workplace injuries and fatalities to OSHA. The incident rate is a benchmark created by OSHA to illustrate the number of injuries reported by a given employer.

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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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IT’S HERE…

We have been talking about cyber security for years, and up until now, it’s always seemed like a distant threat. Districts are being hacked and ransomed for their information now.

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Just in Time for Winter: New Traction Footwear Discount

We have partnered with KickSpike to help you stay on your feet during the winter. KickSpike is a revolutionary snow boot able to handle every kind of winter condition. Unlike regular snow boots, KickSpike is equipped with retractable spikes.

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Got the Winter Blues?

This is the year you can make the commitment to training. One of the best features of your Pool membership is the access to free online training through TargetSolutions. This user-friendly platform allows your team to learn about hazards and even maintain some certifications.

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