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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.

Notable news - Measles outbreak

Do you have a plan in place for managing a potential outbreak?

Safety 1st hall of fame 2018

Each year, Markel’s Safety 1st program recognizes policyholders who have shown an exceptional commitment to the safety of their employees and customers.

Maintain your tires for safety

Key areas for safe tire maintenance.

Electrical surge damage

Claims involving lightning damage can be significant and impact your ability to operate effectively.

Background checks and barrier crimes

Prevent child abuse in your organization.

Bookcases, cubbies, and falling objects

Avoiding bookcases, cubby, and falling object injuries.

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.

Lease agreements: triple net lease

A triple net lease requires the tenant of the leased property to pay monthly rent as well as property taxes, property insurance, and to perform regular building maintenance.