Resource articles

Precautions against MRSA and other multidrug-resistant organisms

In order to address controls over MRSA exposures in a child care environment, there are certain characteristics of the organism that need to be understood.

Are you ready for winter? 

Tips to prepare for winter weather.

Doorway hazards

Steps to help reduce doorway hazards.

Preparing for infectious disease outbreaks or pandemic influenza

Having a practiced emergency action plan in place will increase your success in managing a potential crisis or communicable disease outbreak within your program.

Bookcases, cubbies and other falling objects

Tips to avoid bookcase and cubby injuries.

Protect against tip-over accidents

According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) tip-over incidents accounted for an average of 30,700 emergency medical department treated injuries each year from 2014 through 2016 and were responsible for 514 reported fatalities between the years 2000 and 2016.

How hot is too hot?

Each year, many experience heat illness, which often manifests as heat exhaustion. This can be a real danger if not quickly addressed and can be fatal without the proper precautions.

Slips, trips, and falls: Claim mitigation

Preventing slips, trips, and falls of visitors to your business is as important as keeping your residents from falling

Child care back injury prevention

Safety guidelines for the most common tasks encountered in childcare centers.