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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
International Travel Tips

With the spring travel season arriving and new countries to explore, what should you do to prepare for a safe travel experience? How can you protect employees while traveling internationally?

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3/8/16
Western Botanical Gardens: History and Evolution

The history of botanical gardens, from ancient Egyptian and Roman roots, through medieval and Renaissance developments, and up to 21st century developments, is chronicled in a new article, ‘Western Botanical Gardens: History and Evolution’ by Donald A.

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1/25/16
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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
Social Engineering: Good Intentions, Devastating Results

"The arboretum discovered the entire donation to be fake, and the “legal and permit fees” were actually wired to a fraudulent overseas account."  (excerpt)

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1/6/16
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
Invasive Plant Species Voluntary Codes of Conduct for Botanic Gardens & Arboreta

This document provides a voluntary code of conduct regarding the management of invasive plant species.

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11/30/15

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