Fire Safety.

Don’t wait till you smell smoke to ask, what should I do in the event of a fire?

Fire Safety is an important part of being prepared. It’s not enough to know where the exits are, what items to grab on the way out, or when and how to help others. Fire preparedness includes preemptive measures as well!

Some preliminary questions to consider are:

Do you have a fire alarm?How would employee communication work in the event of an emergency? Where is the safety rendezvous point?  Continue reading

Fall Training in Time For Fall

Let me tell you a story. It wont take long, I promise.

One day I was walking down the street. That’s it, just walking. The clouds were big and puffy, the sun peeped through every now and then. What a beautiful day it was. Then it happened. Suddenly! I was falling, what the? I thought. The sidewalk was just barely uneven in one spot. Luckily I caught myself before I hit the ground. Whew, that was close! Continue reading

Active Shooter Training ~ Praying for Sutherland Springs, Texas

Texas is in mourning as another active shooter situation takes 26 lives, injures 20 others, and scars many more as they worshiped in Church service. The ages of the deceased ranges from 5 years old, to 72.

Devastation 

While no link has been found to any terrorist groups, the gunman, now deceased, inspired terror into the heart of Sutherland Springs, Texas.

Are you ready for an active shooter situation? Do you know what to do when the gunman brandishes his weapon, or the first shots ring out?

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Tired of Damage Control? Try Prevention Instead.

Sometimes we wait too long to fix a potential problem. Most of the time it’s after an accident has already happened.
We think to ourselves “gosh, I knew I should’ve done something sooner.”

Now your employee and their family is hurt, your company takes a hit, and you’re left to pick up the pieces.

The frustrating part is we see it; the problem. We ignore it too.
It would take too much time to fix, or too much money,
or my employees wont be happy with the change
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New York Strong

“We know that this action was intended to break our spirit, but we also know New Yorkers are strong, New Yorkers are resilient. And our spirit will never be moved by an act of violence, an act meant to intimidate us.”

~ Bill de Blasio, Mayor of New York
{in response to the October 31st, 2017 Terror Attack}

Tips for Staying Safe in a Motor Vehicle Terrorist Attack

A moment of silence and prayer for the innocents of New York City.
You’re in our thoughts and our hearts. 

The rash of attacks has left many Americans uneasy, making them wonder what they might be able to do, in the event of a similar attack, if a large vehicle starts barreling down a crowded sidewalk.

Be aware of what is going on around you

I’m no better than anyone else, and when I’m walking down the sidewalk I get sucked into my smartphone, either checking text messages or my friends social media posts on Facebook and Twitter, or occasionally I’ll put my headphones in to listen to a podcast or some of my favorite songs. Continue reading