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Facility Risk Assessment for an Active Shooter/Hostile Event Response (ASHER) Program

Standard for an Active Shooter/Hostile Event Response (ASHER) Program 2018, for each identified at-risk location, the following information shall be considered in the risk assessment and made available to the Authority Having Jurisdiction (AHJ).

Preventing theft in school environments 

As most educators are aware the more time you have spent in a school environment the more likely it is that you will have experienced an accident at the school, or you will someday.

The ins and outs of door security

Implementing strategies to secure exterior doors are important safety measures.

Commercial vehicle use policy

Vehicle use polices to help reduce the risk of losses faced due to vehicle use for business.

The weather is nice. It’s time to hit the playground, softly!

Acceptable systems for creating a safer play surface.

Playground injuries

In general, the most common causes of playground injury are falls from raised playground equipment or collisions with another child

Finger safety: a matter of seconds

Increase awareness of the importance of always paying attention to the big picture tasks.

Playground safety

Four key areas to significantly reduce the risk of injury on the playground - supervision, age appropriate equipment design, fall zones, and material types.

Hot cars kill kids

Take these measures to prevent leaving a child in a hot vehicle or unattended in a vehicle.

Burn prevention when warming bottles

Part one of this two-part series on burn prevention in child care centers will focus on bottle warming and how the practice of warming baby bottles can lead to serious burn injuries to children.