Resource articles

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.

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.

Enhancing your center's security plan

Ways organizations can enhance their security efforts.

Playground safety: The dirty dozen

The National Playground Safety Institute (NSPI) has identified 12 of the leading causes of injuries on playgrounds, which they call the “Dirty Dozen.”

Investigation and incident response guidelines

Guidelines for investigator and incident response guidelines.

Avoiding toy hazards

Tips to avoid toy hazards including toy size, how small a toy can be, and about toy safety.

Countermeasures to reduce vehicle crashes

Common causes of driver inattention, and how to reduce the risk of accidents.