Pavel Rubin: Article History

October 1, 2014

Dangerous Distractions

The most terrifying thing on the road isn’t a zombie or a monster. It’s a driver with a cell phone. Distracted driving is a greater hazard today than it ever has been. Does your district have a policy in place to address the dangers of driving while distracted?

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October 1, 2014

AED Maintenance: Is Your AED Ready to Save a Life?

Automatic Electronic Defibrillators (AEDs) are instrumental in diagnosing and treating heart-related emergencies. In Colorado, the law does not require any employer to have AEDs, but their effectiveness in preventing loss of life makes them something every district should consider owning.

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July 1, 2014

Earthquakes are a Big Fracking Deal

Colorado has recently been experiencing a higher amount of earthquakes than average. These earthquakes are being caused by hydraulic fracturing practices, also known as fracking. Theses earthquakes pose a real danger and could potentially cause considerable damage to your entity’s scheduled property, but your Pool has you covered.

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July 1, 2014

Pay Your Respects: What End of Support for Windows XP Means for You

In April, Microsoft ended technical support for Windows XP. This change in Microsoft’s policy means that computers running Windows XP will no longer receive the regular security updates which patch holes that criminals exploit to gain access to your computer.

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April 14, 2014

Preparing for the Next Tornado

There were 33 tornadoes in Colorado in 2012, and April is the peak month for tornado activity. These events can be hit or miss, but the damage that results can be catastrophic. Is your district prepared? Preparedness is key to keeping your district’s property, and more importantly your employees, safe from harm.

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April 2, 2014

Playing by the Rules of the (Off)Road

If your district has parks, or extensive easements, chances are your employees are using All Terrain Vehicles in the course and scope of their duty. All Terrain Vehicles are a big part of the operations at many districts, but they also pose tremendous safety concerns. Here’s what you need to know about ATV safety and coverages.

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