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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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Infrared Thermography

When was the last time your school district had an infrared thermography scan of its electrical and mechanical equipment? This bulletin explains the basics of infrared thermography and how it can benefit your district’s electrical and mechanical systems.

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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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10 tips to protect your muni from cybercriminals

Help ensure your municipality isn’t the next cybercrime victim. Consider these tips to strengthen your cybersecurity action plan and better protect yourself.

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3 tips for cyber security: changing the game ruled by hackers

You hold important records for your community, making your systems a target for hackers. Consider these 3 tips to help keep your sensitive data secured.

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Cybersecurity resources by the International City/County Management Association

To better support you in the race against cybercriminals, ICMA is offering resources that can educate you on the different types of cyberattacks, explain your vulnerabilities and offer tips to help minimize them.

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Securing America's Digital Infrastructure

Government Technology offers a central hub for all things cybersecurity so you can easily follow conversations, and find news and resources to help you boost safety and security.

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Cyber Attack resources from Police 1

Find current news, resources and information regarding cyber-attacks that are critical to police officers and police chiefs.

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Law Enforcement Resources from the Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA)

Law enforcement can play a significant role in combatting cybercrime and spreading awareness in their communities. Learn more from the Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA).

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Cyber Security Resources by CISA:

CISA offers resources available to state, local, tribal and territorial governments to help them identify and manage their cyber risks.

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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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Distracted Driving by Police Officers

This sample letter and interactive exercise can serve as a tool to help police departments address distracted driving.

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Drowsy Driving

Use this exercise to talk to your department about the risks of drowsy driving and discuss ways that you can help improve safety.

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Following Distance

Use this tool to start a conversation within your police department about the importance of maintaining a safe following distance on the roadways.

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Navigating Intersections

Remind your police officers of intersection best practices with help from this interactive exercise.

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Patrol Car Checks

Patrol cars are more than a means of transportation – and they require unique inspections. Use this exercise to discuss the importance of pre and post-operational checks.

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Pursuit Driving

Your police department understands just how dangerous and risky a high-speed pursuit can be. Do you have an official policy that addresses possible scenarios and best practices?

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Safe Backing Practices

Police officers drive thousands of miles each year – but that doesn’t mean they don’t benefit from reminders of the basics. Review these best practices for backing with your team.

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Scanning the Road

Even routine calls and operations take extreme precaution on behalf of police officers. Here are six scanning tips and driving reminders for your team.

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Spatial Awareness

Use this interactive exercise to talk to your police officers about spatial awareness on the roadways and how you can help increase safety.

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Speeding

Work through this scenario with your team to help address all of the things police officers should consider before speeding during response.

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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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Zoning Issues for Municipalities

Through a permitting system, zoning is used to prevent unauthorized nonconforming use or new development, which harms existing residents or businesses

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Lexipol Policy and Training Solutions

At Glatfelter, we’re firm believers in addressing potential problems before they occur to significantly minimize your risk exposures—and that’s why we’ve partnered with Lexipol.

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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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Submersible Pump Lightning Damage

Lightening can strike deep-well submersible pumps and cause damage requiring costly repairs. Explore case histories and develop a safety plan with this information.