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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Creating Powerful Social Communications

As the community members that municipalities serve spend more time online, public entity organizations need a solid online presence and an equally solid social media policy. Here’s how to get one.

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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.

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Self-Inspection Form

Use this sample form to help perform routine inspection of your property’s building and grounds while reducing risk and increasing safety.

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Sprinkler Fire System Maintenance and Testing

Municipal buildings and schools need properly installed and maintained sprinkler fire maintenance systems. This guide summarizes maintenance and testing considerations.

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Wildfires - Protecting Facilities

Damage associated with wildland fires can be significantly reduced by implementing a Fire Management Plan. Use this tool to develop one for your facility.

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Playground Inspection Checklist

Playgrounds should be regularly inspected to ensure that equipment and surfaces remain safe. Use these two safety checklists to help maintain a safe environment for kids.

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Playground Safety Rules

Posting rules helps everyone to enjoy the park and playground safely. Here are some examples of rules organizations may want to consider using for their equipment.

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Playground Supervision

Adult supervision is critical to playground safety. This resource walks through important administration and training aspects of an adult supervision program.

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Playground Areas and Accessibility

Use this resource to help build and maintain an ADA-compliant playground so that all children have the opportunity to learn through play.

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Fire Safety for Commercial Kitchens

Kitchen and cafeteria equipment provide important meals for people, but can also be fire hazards. Use these practices to help your kitchen operate safely.

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Hail Damage Prevention Guide

Hail damage from severe storms occurs every year throughout the country. This pre-set plan can help you reduce risk during hail incidents.

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Herbicide Application Considerations

Irrigation districts depend upon herbicide use for vegetation on levees and ditches. Use these considerations to help increase safety at your facility.

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Hurricane Preparedness and Response

Hurricanes cause significant disruptions to the operations of water and wastewater facilities. Create a site-specific response plan with this outline.

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HVAC Systems

Did you know that your HVAC systems can be at risk of chemical or biological attack? Help protect your school or municipality from acts of vandalism or terrorism with these tips.

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Mold Contamination

Uncontrolled growth of mold and bacteria can cause significant health issues and property damage. Reduce your risk with these tips.

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Preparing For Winter Storms

Winter storms can mean damage to your property. Use this information to assess your exposures and plan accordingly.

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Risk Management Controls for Water Hazards

Bodies of water on municipal properties can present safety and liability concerns. Learn about dangers and ways to prepare with this information.

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Roof Assessment

Storms involving wind, rain, snow and hail can cause roof damage to your property. Learn how to assess roof damage and best protect your roof with this resource.

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Mowing and Weed Trimmer Safety

Lawn mowers and tractors have the potential to endanger operators and bystanders. Talk to your facilities team about the risks and consider these recommendations.

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Job/Position Description

A detailed position / job description is the starting point of a thorough hiring process.