Eric Escanuelas: Article History

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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January 16, 2017

Emergency Response Procedures: Suspicious Packages

Everyone is familiar with news stories about celebrities or politicians receiving ticking parcels or mail laced with mysterious powders. But one of the reasons authorities take this so seriously is the danger that these objects represent.

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October 11, 2016

Don’t worry. Your password is totally strong enough…

Is your password security up to snuff? Most people are pretty relaxed about password security, and even when websites force us to have strong passwords, we find tricks around that which just make us vulnerable again.

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October 10, 2016

Emergency Response Procedures: Explosions

Advice on how to handle explosions at your district regardless of their cause. For more details on this and other crisis procedures, visit our publications page on the CSD Pool website for a free Emergency Response Procedures guide book.

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