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Managing Risk: Preventing Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

On March 25, police discovered four people dead inside Building G of the Evergreen Apartments in Wilmington, Delaware. Exhaust pipes designed to vent carbon monoxide from the gas boilers in the basement rusted and collapsed. The cause of death was carbon monoxide poisoning. Carbon monoxide kills. We know this. The gas produced when fuels like…

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Managing Risk: Preventing Child Abuse

Sometimes parents feel like they need a vacation when they’re on vacation. It’s true. The packed itineraries, disrupted routines, and lack of alone time can be exhausting. Which is why over 18 percent of U.S. hotels and resorts now offer classes, camps, and activities just for kids. It’s great. But these new offerings also introduce…

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Managing Risk: Employee Training

Earlier this year, sportscaster Erin Andrews was awarded $55 million in a civil suit filed after she was secretly videotaped in her hotel room by Michael Davis Barrett. Hotel staff told Barrett which room Andrews was staying in and gave him a room next to her, jeopardizing her privacy and safety. While the jury said…

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Tornado Alley? More Like Tornado Highway

It’s been a bad week for tornadoes in our country. With at least 17 twisters reported across the country from California to Kentucky, resulting in at least four injuries and property destruction, peak tornado season is in full swing. Extremely dangerous and very difficult to predict, tornadoes tend to hit most frequently between the months…

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