Fairfax County Teachers Say Returning to School in September Places Staff in Unnecessary Danger

In this special edition of the Prevention Podcast, two of the largest teacher unions in Fairfax County, Virginia, are speaking out against the county’s plan to reopen, detailing a disturbing number of shortcomings in safety guidelines and precautions.

Opinion: Efforts to ‘Defund’ School Resource Officer Programs Are Shortsighted and Increase Risk

Black lives matter. Racial justice and police reform are necessary and urgent national objectives. But removing school resource officers from

Prevention Podcast: Season 3, Ep.13 — Hospitality Unions File COVID-19 Lawsuit Against Casinos

In this episode of the Prevention Podcast, we have an exclusive interview with Geoconda Argüello-Kline, the Secretary-Treasurer for the Culinary Workers Union, Local 226 in Las Vegas. She said the situation in Las Vegas for hospitality workers is a game of life and death, and some employers appear to be prioritizing profitability over safety and lives.

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Hospitality Workers Demand Better Protection From COVID-19 Exposure In New Lawsuit

Lawsuit By Vegas Hospitality Workers Union Underscores Inability of Existing Risk Management Systems to Mitigate & Prevent COVID-19 Infections July

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Virginia To Issue COVID-19 Emergency Safety Rule – Just In Time For School

June 29, 2020 Virginia is poised to become the first state in the nation to issue an emergency occupational, safety,

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Prevention Podcast: Season 3, Ep. 12 — Policing & COVID-19 Prevention on Campus

The Prevention Podcast recently spoke with Eric Plummer, the Associate Vice President for Public Safety and the Chief of Police at the University of North Dakota, about UND’s plan for returning to campus in the age of COVID-19.

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Calculated Risk: Returning to Campus in The Age of COVID-19

The new white paper from the risk management and prevention experts at LiveSafe, explores how some colleges and universities plan to return, the capabilities and best practices that factored into their risk calculations, and how COVID-19 has impacted the role of university risk managers and public safety officials.

Former FEMA Administrator Brock Long on COVID-19 & Hurricane Preparedness

In a lot of ways, it feels like we are facing down the perfect storm. From COVID-19, to widespread civil unrest and now hurricane season. Well, despite the unprecedented impact of COVID-19 on our health and economic security, it is currently forcing coastal communities to alter normal hurricane evacuation, response, recovery and mass care plans.

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3 Legal Views of Returning to Work During The Pandemic

Your company is preparing for a return to the workplace, but you still have a lot of questions. How do you test and screen employees for COVID-19 without running afoul of The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations, the Americans With Disabilities Act, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, privacy and data protection standards?

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Prevention Podcast: Season 3, Ep. 10 — What Does The Law Say About Your Return To The Workplace Strategy?

Your company is preparing for a return to the workplace, but you still have a lot of questions. How do you test and screen employees for COVID-19 without running afoul of The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations, the Americans With Disabilities Act, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, privacy and data protection standards?

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