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.

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.

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.

Do blogs put your facility at risk?

Blogs have emerged as a popular vehicle to promote facility programs and achievements. However, blogs can backfire, leaving your facility at risk for liability.

Lightning and water damage

Preventing losses from lightning and water damage.

Reinforcing social media and cellphone policies

Inappropriate contact through social media and unauthorized cellphone communications, such as texting, can often lead to allegations of abuse.

Guidelines for a school safety program 

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

Concussions in dance

Information to educate you and your instructors/teachers on concussion exposures.

How long do smoke detectors last?

Fire alarm maintenance tips.