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PEP Talk - Active Shooter

Active shooter incidents have become a concern for all in recent years. These incidents occur without warning and quickly progress. Although they cannot always be prevented, entities can take steps to help minimize the impact to their operations and employees. Having a plan in place to respond to an active shooter event is essential as these situations are usually over before law enforcement arrives on the scene.

Tag(s): Public Sector;

School Talk - Active Shooter

Active shooter incidents in the United States continue to rise in frequency. A recent study by the FBI of active shooter incidents looked at two 7-year periods, spanning 2000 to 2013. "at study found that between 2000 and 2006, an average of 6.4 incidents occurred annually, but between 2007 and 2013 that average increased to 16.4 incidents annually.

Tag(s): Public Sector;

A Minute for Safety - Managing and Reducing Stress

Stress is an everyday fact of life. When you have too much stress, or it lasts too long, it can be harmful. At work, unmanaged stress can lead to illness or injury, low productivity and unsafe acts. But not all stress is bad. The best level of stress is that amount which improves a person’s performance without causing harmful side effects

Tag(s): Loss Control;

Un Minuto para la Seguridad - Manejo y reducción del estrés

El estrés es parte cotidiana de la vida. Cuando una persona tiene demasiado estrés, o éste dura demasiado tiempo, puede ser nocivo. En el trabajo, el estrés sin control puede conducir a una enfermedad o lesión, baja productividad, y acciones peligrosas. Pero no todos los niveles de estrés son malos. El mejor nivel de estrés es aquel que mejora el desempeño de la persona sin ocasionar efectos nocivos

Tag(s): Loss Control;

CompDoctor Article, June 2017 Edition

In this CompDoctor article, Jim Fox and Bruce Lawson answer the following question about if broadening the types of organizations to include in a salary survey: When my organization conducts salary surveys, they tend to look at cities and counties in our immediate area, some of which I know pay less than we do. However, my cousin works for an organization up North and he says their salary surveys include not only local organizations but some of the better paid larger cities throughout the country. Would my pay benefit increase if my organization took a broader view of organizations to survey?