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Crowd Management – Prevent Crowd-Related Injury

The guidelines in this article are designed to help your guests, employees and volunteers avoid injury during a crowded event.

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3/31/16
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Making Safety a Habit

"Habit can, and should, be a positive concept in a nonprofit. Nowhere is habit more important than the area of workplace safety..." (excerpt)

By: Melanie Herman, Nonprofit Risk Management Center
 
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1/25/16
Best Practices: Visitor Accident Investigation

Having an accident investigation process is critical to properly handle visitor injuries when they arise and mitigate future loss. Follow these best practices on how to investigate visitor accidents.

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11/30/15
Public Garden Article: The Buehler Enabling Garden: Gardening for People of All Abilities

The Chicago Botanic Garden always has been committed to the concept of welcoming all visitors--regardless of their abilities--to fully participate in and enjoy its grounds and range of programs.

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11/5/15
Minimizing Visitor Injury Risk

Visitor personal injury claims can be costly and very damaging to a public garden’s reputation. They can be much more frequent than employee injury claims and employee safety programs are not sufficient to protect visitors.

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11/4/15
The Bicycle & Pedestrian Program of the Federal Highway Administration

Each State has a Bicycle and Pedestrian Coordinator in its State Department of Transportation to promote and facilitate the increased use of non-motorized transportation, including developing facilities for the use of pedestrians and bicyclists and publ

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11/1/15
Best Practices for Hiring Drivers

Since the quality of your drivers affects the bottom line, the safety of others on the road and your public garden’s good reputation, it is imperative to establish a driver selection program to hire the best, most qualified drivers.

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10/23/15

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