Eric Escanuelas: Article History

December 28, 2018

Safety Update: Responding to Subsidence

Subsidence can sneak up on you. Be sure you know what to do if you notice cracks in buildings and foundations.

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October 19, 2018

Ready for Anything: Responding to Landslides

More advice from our guide on responding to disasters both big and small.

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July 10, 2018

Responding to Pandemic

How to respond to a pandemic, an excerpt from the Pool’s publication, Ready for Anything: Emergency Disaster and Response Guide.

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January 2, 2018

Responding to a Water Boil Advisory

This spring we will be republishing our Ready for Anything: Emergency and Disaster Response Guide, which will feature all the previous content, such as this piece on responding to a water boil advisory.

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October 16, 2017

Quit-Proof Your Team

Find yourself staying late because you’re down a person and work is piling up? Is your district constantly having to hire and rehire positions because people keep leaving? You’re not alone. Fortunately, there are things you can do to put a stop to it.

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October 16, 2017

Emergency Response Procedures: Gasoline Spills

The release of any chemical substance is a serious matter, especially for something as corrosive, flammable, and damaging to the environment as gasoline and diesel fuels.

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July 17, 2017

A Quick Guide to Effective Interviewing

This is the second in a series of articles about how to build a strong and lasting team. This article will focus on effective interviewing strategies.

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July 17, 2017

Emergency Response Procedures: Hazardous Materials Spills

The dangers of flammable and corrosive materials are obvious, but there are many other ways in which substances can be hazardous to human health. Many people are familiar with “HAZMAT” suits and what seeing them means.

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April 7, 2017

Combating Turnover: The Ideal Candidate

This is the first in a series of articles about how to build a strong and lasting team by “hacking” your operations to foster better retention. Keeping your staff happy, recognized, and stable is an excellent way to not only improve your productivity but also to reduce your safety and operational risks going forward.

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April 7, 2017

Emergency Response Procedures: Chemical Spill

So what do you do if your district has a chemical spill? Well, before you worry about filing a claim or any kind of paperwork, the first order of business is to stop the spill from spreading and causing more damage.

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