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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?

Electrical surge damage

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

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.

Guidelines for a school safety program 

Guidelines to compare a school's existing safety program features to see if they meet minimal standards.

Inspection records

Information to include in inspection records.

Controlling mold

Corrective actions for reducing and preventing mold growth.

Safety tips for festival events

If vendors are selling crafts and food at your festival, there are some things to consider for improving crowd safety.

School inspection guidelines 

Some school administrators have no policy on school inspections but rather expect teachers, janitors, students, and administration personnel to call attention to problems as they are identified. While this may work at a rare number of schools or businesses a better policy is to have regularly scheduled inspections.