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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).

Rollover prevention tips and safe operating guidelines

Rollover prevention tips and safe operating guidelines.

There is no margin for error in leaving children behind in vehicles

Measures to prevent leaving a child in a hot or unattended vehicle.

Proper supervision leads the way to safety

Key points for playground supervision.

Preparing for infectious disease outbreaks or pandemic influenza

Having a practiced emergency action plan in place will increase your success in managing a potential crisis or communicable disease outbreak within your program.

Bookcases, cubbies and other falling objects

Tips to avoid bookcase and cubby injuries.

Protect against tip-over accidents

According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) tip-over incidents accounted for an average of 30,700 emergency medical department treated injuries each year from 2014 through 2016 and were responsible for 514 reported fatalities between the years 2000 and 2016.

How hot is too hot?

Each year, many experience heat illness, which often manifests as heat exhaustion. This can be a real danger if not quickly addressed and can be fatal without the proper precautions.

Finger safety: a matter of seconds

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