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9 july 2020 - Now playing

Teacher Unions 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.

 

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6 july 2020

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

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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23 june 2020

Policing & COVID-19 Prevention on Campus

Despite the increasing number of COVID-19 infections across the nation, two-thirds of colleges and universities, some with tens of thousands of students, are confident they can open their campuses safely in the fall. 

But how?

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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09 june 2020

Can COVID-19 Serve As a Catalyst For Change in Hurricane Preparedness?

Despite the unprecedented impact of COVID-19 on our health and economic security, it is also forcing coastal communities to alter normal hurricane evacuation, response, recovery and mass care plans. 

Our guest this week believes the virus can serve as a catalyst to save lives in future disasters by calling into question current hurricane planning and evacuation strategies.

Tune in for an informative and insightful interview with Brock Long, Hagerty Consulting’s Executive Chairman, and the former Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

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26 May 2020

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?

On this episode of the Prevention Podcast, we provide detailed answers to these questions with three legal experts who are currently advising companies on their return to work strategies.

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12 May 2020

Managing COVID-19 Depression In The Workforce

As many companies prepare for a phased return to work, human resource managers are preparing to welcome back employees who are emotionally drained, having trouble concentrating, and dealing with the reality that they’ve lost interest in things they once enjoyed.

On this episode of the Prevention Podcast, we go deeper into the SHRM survey with Kerri Nelson, Senior Researcher, Strategic Research Initiatives at Society for Human Resource Management, and explore what employers can do to help their employees through this difficult time.

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28 April 2020

Risk Management Best Practices For Your COVID-19 Return To Work Plans

As businesses across the country begin to plan for a return to work, HR managers, safety and security leaders, and legal professionals will need to first define what the new normal looks like in the workplace. 

In this episode of the Prevention Podcast, we talk to HR, labor, and employment law experts about the risks involved in returning to work during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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14 April 2020

Introducing LiveSafe Connect

LiveSafe Connect is a collaboration platform purpose-built for security professionals to come together and share information over a private and secure network. Using Connect security leaders create and manage circles of trust with hand-selected peers to share insights and knowledge about local and industry activity.

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About The Host

Dan Verton is LiveSafe’s content strategist and a homeland security subject matter expert.

Dan is a former U.S. Marine Corps intelligence officer and has produced terrorism awareness training videos and programs for DHS, the AMTRAK Police Department’s Special Operations Unit, U.S. Customs & Border Protection and many others. He most recently served as the intelligence advisor to the Transportation Security Administration’s First Observer Plus anti-terrorism awareness training program.

You can reach Dan at dan.verton@livesafemobile.com

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