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Wildfire Mitigation and Structure Hardening

Take these actions on a regular basis to help reduce the risk of ignition on or around your structures.

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Passenger Van Transportation Safety

Large passenger vans can pose a safety risk to inexperienced van drivers and other road users. Drivers must use caution to minimize the risk associated with their operation. The NHTSA recommends the following safety precautions.

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Bleachers and Indoor Sporting Equipment

Conducting routine safety inspections of bleachers and indoor sports equipment can help public entities prevent injuries from faulty equipment, bleacher collapse, trip and fall hazards, and other equipment-related exposures.

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Fidelity - Employee Theft and Fiduciary Responsibility

This bulletin offers some best practices for managing financial risks within your entity to help you prevent opportunities for Fidelity claims.

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Automated External Defibrillators

There are more than 356,000 out-of-hospital cardiac arrests annually in the United States. This bulletin discusses the critical need for AEDs in the workplace and offers guidance on the placement and use of these life-saving devices.

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eRisk Hub

Resources to help you minimize, respond to and recover from cyber-attacks

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FBI Cybersecurity Considerations

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) offers insight on ways to better protect yourself from cyber criminals, how to report a cybercrime and their efforts in combating this evolving threat.

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Cybersecurity Resources from the Department of Justice

This cybersecurity unit serves as a central hub that offers white papers and additional documents to help you protect yourself from cybercrimes.

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Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) Regional Contacts

To better support the security and resilience of critical infrastructure and communities at the regional, state, local, county and tribal levels, CISA has regional offices strategically located in ten CISA regions across the country to help connect their stakeholders to each other and to offer resources to help strengthen cybersecurity. Visit this resource to find your region and contact.

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3 cybersecurity tips: how to outsmart the hackers

Protecting your school from cybercrime is more important than ever and should not be overlooked. Here are a few critical steps you should keep top-of-mind to help ensure your sensitive information is properly secured.

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Ransomware reference materials for K-12 school and school district IT staff

CISA shares resources and best practices designed to help k-12 schools enhance their security during distance and hybrid learning conditions.

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Cybersecurity resources by Education Week

Find cybersecurity news, resources and best practices meant specifically to help schools boost their digital safety.

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Background Screening

Browse packages that are available through IntelliCorp to help your organization perform comprehensive background checks, minimize risks and review potential hires.

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Preparing Buildings for Winter Weather

The best way to reduce loss potential due to winter weather is to address exposures in advance.

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CISA Announcement

In the wake of the Colonial Pipeline cyberattack, the FBI and CISA released a cybersecurity advisory for public consumption on preventing and mitigating ransomware attacks.

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Frozen Pipes

Cold weather brings on the risk of pipes freezing, which could lead to significant property damage and costly repairs among other business interruptions.

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Guest Use of School District Facilities

Consider the following areas to help mitigate the risk and liability associated with outside organizations using district facilities.

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RiskTool Advantage

Our new online risk management learning tool offers over 100 courses to help educate your team

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CISA Ransomware Guide

Access the Ransomware Guide developed jointly between the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center

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Cyber Essentials Starter Kit

Use this guide to develop an actionable understanding of where to start implementing organizational cybersecurity practices.

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Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS)

There is evidence that exposure to PFAS can lead to adverse human health effects. Learn more here.

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Lightning Protection Guide

There are approximately 100 cloud-to-ground lightning strikes on Earth every second. Each of these lightning bolts can contain up to one billion volts of electricity. With the frequency of lightning strikes and the power of lightning, is it any wonder that lightning damage occurs?

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Layering School Access Security

This bulletin outlines some areas of consideration when constructing a layered security approach for your school district.

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Risk Control Program Order Form

Glatfelter offers a variety of training materials and videos to help your organization prepare for the unexpected. Clients receive one complimentary video or USB of each program.

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Preventing Slips and Falls on School Property

This DVD presents real-life slip and fall scenarios in six specific areas of your school

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Respectful Workplace - Managers

This 19-minute training video educates leadership about workplace harassment, discrimination and retaliation

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Respectful Workplace - Employees

This 20-minute training video educates frontline workers about workplace harassment and their role in maintaining a respectful workplace.

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Drive Safe

This 11-minute “Drive Safe” training video addresses what can be done to drive more safely.

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Preventing Child Abuse in your Org.

22-minute training video that takes an honest look at child sexual abuse

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Substitutes Selection, Orientation and Supervision

The use of substitute personnel is often necessary for many schools. Use this bulletin to learn more about the elements of liability that can arise from this situation.

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Table Saw Safety

This bulletin discusses precautions to avoid injuries in your school when students or faculty use table saw equipment.

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Therapy Dog Programs For Schools

Therapy dogs are becoming increasingly used in schools across the country. If your school is one of them, this bulletin will discuss important information that you need to know.

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Transportation of Students in Private Automobiles

This bulletin explores need-to-know information for private auto insurance options to help your school determine what types of transportation should and should not be permitted.

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Lead and Copper Rule

A quick reference guide for schools on regulations established by the Safe Drinking Water Act.

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Sexual Abuse and Misconduct Prevention Policy

This sample policy can help you define sexual abuse, harassment and misconduct, and implement reporting and investigation procedures.

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Sexual Abuse & Misconduct: Protection of Minors/Youth

Use these best practices to help protect minors and your organization by defining and implementing a strong sexual abuse and misconduct risk management program.

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Sport Program Evaluation

If your school offers sports programs, this evaluation and preparation document will be helpful.

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Student Foreign Travel

This technical reference bulletin discusses risks associated with student foreign travel and best practices for reducing those risks.

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Field Trip Tips

Field trips make great memories and learning experiences, but they also present risks. Help minimize your school’s exposure with this information.

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Fitness Facility Use by School Staff

Your school’s fitness facility can be more safely used by faculty and staff with some precautionary preparation. Learn more about the topic with this reference.

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Lead in Water - Schools

Lead in Water - Schools

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Managing the Hazards of Summer Programs

Summer programs in schools can present different risks than those that are present during the academic year. Help your school prepare with these tips.

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Medical Emergencies in Schools

Stay up to date on the core elements of medical emergencies in schools, and keep your faculty and staff better prepared with this information.

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Physical Education

This document lists recommended locker room standards to help keep students and faculty safe.

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Risk Management in Schools

Help your school cultivate a culture of risk management by employing some of the suggestions in this bulletin.

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School District Parental/Guardian Consent

Cover school exposures for students participating in athletics by using a consent form similar to this sample.

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Sandbox Safety

Sandboxes can harbor physical, chemical and biological hazards that accumulate in the sand. Help reduce the potential for transmission of disease and enhance sandbox safety with this resource.