Eric Escanuelas: Article History

July 1, 2016

Emergency Response Procedures: Bomb Threats

This guidance is an excerpt from our Emergency Response Procedures flipbook. If you would like a free copy of this publication, visit csdpool.com/publications.php

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July 1, 2016

UV Exposure Safety

Many districts execute many outdoor maintenance activities during the summer. All that sunshine means lawns will need to be mowed, and making repairs to infrastructure is certainly a lot easier in summer than it is in winter. Sometimes this can mean too much of a good thing. Colorado’s high altitude means that there is an average of more than 6,000 fewer feet of atmosphere deflecting and filtering ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun.

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March 30, 2016

Responding to Violence in the Workplace

All too often, we hear about acts of violence taking place at work. Whether you work in a plant, shop, movie theater, office, or park, the danger is the same.

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March 30, 2016

The Rise of Ransomware

Late on a Friday evening in the beginning of February, staff at the Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center in Los Angeles, California began to report issues accessing portions of the hospital’s network. As the administration would soon learn, their system had been infected with a piece of malicious software that had encrypted critical files and databases. The malicious software provided the hospital with an ultimatum—pay up, or never have access to these files again.

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January 19, 2016

Emergency Response: Bloodborne Pathogens Spills

Emergency medical situations can occur any time and can impact anyone. In many cases, timing is absolutely crucial in saving lives.The procedure below is an excerpt from our Emergency Response booklet which features advice for coping with just about any emergency situation.

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October 7, 2015

Emergency Response Procedures: Responding to a Medical Emergency

Emergency medical situations can occur any time and can impact anyone. In many cases, timing is absolutely crucial in saving lives. The following procedure for responding to a medical emergency is an excerpt from our Emergency Response booklet which features advice for coping with just about any emergency situation.

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July 14, 2015

Emergency Response Procedures: Responding to Broken Pipes

Breaks in water pipes can occur suddenly at any time of the year, though most commonly in winter. No matter the weather outside, these events can cause tremendous damage to the inside of your facility.

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April 13, 2015

Emergency Response Procedures: Responding to Natural Gas Leaks

Natural gas is a relatively inexpensive and clean way of providing hot water and heat. If it leaks, however, it can present a tremendous danger to anyone in your facility and surrounding areas. A natural gas explosion can level a building, severely damage or spread fire to surrounding structures, and cause serious injuries and deaths.

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October 1, 2014

Emergency Response Procedures: Coping with Power Outage

When most of us think about emergency planning, we think about fires, earthquakes and other large scale disasters. It is also important to consider much more routine, but potentially damaging and costly events such as power failures. How will you cope when a power outage interrupts work at your district?

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July 1, 2014

Emergency Response Procedures: Responding to an Armed Robbery

Emergencies can strike at any time without notice, our Emergency Response Procedures flip book will help your district manage these crises as they occur. Here’s an excerpt covering what to do in case of an armed robbery. Do your employees know how to handle these terrifying events?

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