Top Considerations for Hosting Special Events

Posted by Bradley York on October 10, 2018 at 9:50 AM

From farmers markets and festivals to parades and races, special events draw crowds and bring communities together but also bring an increased risk of liability to your public entity.

Incorporating Microlearning Into Your Risk Management Strategy With Jim Nulsen

Posted by Jim Nulsen on July 30, 2018 at 9:46 PM

Web-Based Safety/HR Training with Gregg Juster

Posted by Gregg Juster on July 14, 2018 at 10:34 PM

What to Know About V2V and V2I Technologies

Posted by Thom Rickert on April 11, 2018 at 9:36 AM

Through articles, presentations and news reports, you’ve probably heard about automakers developing and testing vehicles that require little or no human driver interaction. These highly automated vehicles, or HAV, will create a new paradigm in vehicle use, safety and insurance.

Realistically though, given the number of new automobiles sold annually and the industry’s manufacturing capacity, a total turnover to driverless cars is decades away.

What to Consider When Developing a Whitewater Park

Posted by Kenny Smith on January 31, 2018 at 11:47 AM

Whitewater rafting, kayaking and river surfing are quickly becoming some of the most popular adventure sports in America. Given this growing popularity, recreation departments across the country are building whitewater parks as entertainment attractions. Before building a whitewater park in your city, town or county, it is important to understand the hazards that accompany the construction of these parks. This evaluation will require significant skills in risk identification, contractual risk transfer, signage wording, site inspection and working with your legal consultant, etc.

Using Data to Mitigate Risks in Schools

Posted by Charlie Wund on January 10, 2018 at 10:44 AM

An Effective Approach to Playground Safety

Posted by Kenny Smith on September 6, 2017 at 1:19 PM

Emergency rooms treat roughly a quarter of a million playground-associated injuries every year, yet the majority of these injuries are avoidable. As the amount of injuries increases, it is important for public entities to design, build and maintain playgrounds to better promote safety. Playgrounds should balance injury prevention with the desire to promote children’s ability to test their limits, build muscle, gain confidence and learn personal interaction.

Creating a Culture of Safety that Prevents Abuse of Minors

Posted by Aaron Lundberg on July 5, 2017 at 11:22 AM

The Harvard Business Review previously reported that 70% of all change initiatives fail.[1]This statistic acts as a reminder to leaders of one very important fact: The mere existence of a goal, however worthy, is not enough to enact change. Youth-serving organizations would be hard-pressed to identify a worthier goal than abuse prevention. So, what is that extra ingredient needed to create a culture of safety?

PRIMA Institute 2017

Posted by Marilyn Rivers on May 31, 2017 at 12:18 PM

Rebooting Your Safety Culture

Posted by Peter Hallez on February 22, 2017 at 9:37 AM

Building a “safety culture” in your organization can be challenging and, once successfully established, you might wonder how long will it remain in good working order? Some influences that can alter the safety mindset of your team are changes in management or even changes in your superiors. “TIME” is also a huge factor in the stabilization of your organization’s safety culture.

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