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.

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.

Parking lot security 

At some locations, you wonder if your car will be there when you go outside, and that’s in the day time. At others, remaining outside in your car isn't very safe either. At these locations, it’s hard to attract and keep good staff.

Winter preparation for your club

Loss prevention strategies to support BGCA programs during the winter season can involve three key areas of focus.

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.

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.”

How safe are your smoke detectors? 

A number of fire safety experts are questioning whether popular models of smoke detectors meet the threat of fast-burning synthetic materials now common in many facilities.