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Keep cool when things heat up

June 29th, 2019|Insurance & Safety News|

Those school district employees working outdoors in hot weather and direct sun may be at higher risk of heat-related illness. Heat-related illnesses are preventable. Train all employees and supervisors in identifying and preventing heat illness, and teach them how to [...]

Prevention coalitions honor partners, volunteers

June 24th, 2019|Community Partnerships, Prevention & Youth Services News, Student & School Success News|

Prevention coalitions from across Southwest Washington gathered with community members and elected officials to honor volunteers and partners earlier this month at Vancouver’s Marshall Center Community Park. Each of the nine partnering coalitions from Clark, Skamania and Klickitat counties recognized [...]

Grill safely this summer

June 20th, 2019|Insurance & Safety News|

There’s nothing like outdoor grilling. Fire in the grill, under hot dogs and burgers, is a welcome sight at the family cookout. But fire anywhere else can make your summer kick-off barbecue memorable for all the wrong reasons. Follow these [...]

School’s out for summer

June 17th, 2019|Insurance & Safety News|

It will soon be summer, the time when facilities staff takes advantage of unoccupied buildings to do deep cleaning, repairs and maintenance. It’s also a time that presents an increased risk for theft, arson and vandalism. The following are safety [...]