Safety Articles

October 19, 2018

Don’t Skate on Thin Ice

If you have ponds that freeze in winter, make informed decisions about allowing recreation on the ice.

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October 19, 2018

Sit-Stand Desks and Employee Health

Find out the basics on sit-stand desks and how they can help employee health and safety outcomes.

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October 19, 2018

Reminders for Safe Winter Driving

Here’s some helpful advice for preparing for driving on ice or snowy roads.

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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 15, 2018

Flaggers are Key to Roadside Safety

Whether your district is performing road maintenance or water and sanitation utility work, proper coordination of flagger safety is essential for everyone’s safety.

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July 10, 2018

A Special Message to District Management

As the Pool’s Safety Consultant, I get the opportunity to meet many people at member districts. One thing I have discovered, unfortunately, is that many districts access confined spaces, but do not have proper measures in place to do so safely.

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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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July 10, 2018

Don’t Get Swept Off Your Feet!

While weak tornadoes can be common, the Centennial State experiences an average of 60 tornadoes a year, and there’s no way of predicting when a more destructive super cell will appear…

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July 10, 2018

Firefighting into the Future

Firefighters place themselves in harm’s way for their communities every day, and as technology continues to propel forward, new advancements proffer potentially life-changing benefits to the men and women in the fire service.

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March 28, 2018

Power Up Your Safety Committee

Safety is an ongoing process. Your safety committee needs tools and support to ensure a safe workplace for everyone. Take a look at how our services can assist your district’s safety committee.

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