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Deferred Maintenance and Building Health

Check out both this webinar and powerpoint to learn more about how to diagnose your facilities and perform condition assessments and conduct surveys and evaluations of all aspects of facilit

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12/15/17
Preparing Venues and Large Events for Severe Weather

This presentation from NOAA provides examples of severe weather events and what was done to prevent harm and get people to safety.

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11/8/17
Safety Matters: Avoiding Painful and Costly Slips

Working in a public garden means that your workday depends somewhat on the weather. Wet walking surfaces both indoors and out can present serious slipping hazards for you, your co-workers and guests.

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11/3/17
Garden of Horrors

WARNING: Several Association members have teamed up to tell a series of terrifying tales – some so shocking, so creepy that you may not sleep a full night again.

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9/24/16
Hurricane Sandy Benefits: Collaborative Research & the Consortium of Coastal Parks

Climate change is affecting public landscapes now. Research into managing existing landscapes and designing new ones is critical if our parks and gardens are to adapt.

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9/24/16
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Beat the Summer Heat

Heat and humidity can cause several different types of heat-related illnesses including heat cramps, heat exhaustion and heat stroke.  Knowing the signs and symptoms of each type of illness will help to keep your guests and staff safe through the summer

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7/5/16
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The First 24 Hours After an Employee Injury

The moment an employee injury occurs, a sequence of event begins that can last for weeks or even months.  But no matter how prolonged the recovery period, the first 24 hours after an injury are the most crucial for the best possible outcome.

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6/9/16
Hazardous Plants & Infected Insects

Easy to follow tutorial on how to protect yourself and relieve symptoms from hazardous plants and infected insects.

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4/29/16
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

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