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    Winter Sports Safety Reminders

    Posted by The Redwoods Group on February 6, 2017

    Winter sport safety is often thought of as an issue primarily for Northern states, but it can also be an issue in Southern states too. Although organizations in wintery climates may spend more time on these activities, an unexpected cold snap in Southern states can ...

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    Cameras in Locker Rooms

    Posted by The Redwoods Group on February 6, 2017

    Recently, there have been a number of alarming cases in which sexual predators—either employees or members—hide cameras in locker rooms or bathrooms to videotape unsuspecting people. Recently, hidden cameras and phones have been found in both family changing rooms and general access locker rooms. Hidden ...

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    I have not received a email with instructions to keep my account active and take a training.

    Posted by sandycol on February 5, 2017

    I successfully logged onto the site, but have not received an email with instructions to keep my account active. I was not able to access the required trainings.

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    Screening for Summer Staff

    Posted by The Redwoods Group on February 3, 2017

    This month, most youth organizations are beginning their hiring process for summer staff. The work you do now—to screen applicants—will play a crucial role in running safe programs this summer. Here are some of the most important things to keep in mind: Employee and Volunteer ...

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    how can het a confirmation e-mail

    Posted by loecon on January 26, 2017

    i never receid a confirmation email to be able to take on-line training

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    Find the Risk- December 2016

    Posted by The Redwoods Group on January 9, 2017

    In last month's Safety & Society Newsletter, we posted an image from one of our Risk Consultant's visits and asked our readers to “Find the Risk.” Click to enlarge Winning Response Neel Ahmed, Hunterdon County YMCA What’s the risk in this photo? “The shelves containing ...

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    Fitness Equipment Safety

    Posted by The Redwoods Group on January 4, 2017

    If past years are anything to go by, the fitness areas, swimming pools and gymnasiums at many of our customers' facilities are going to see some of their busiest months in January and February as people make good on their New Year's resolutions. Not only ...

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    Maintaining Proper Guest and Facility Access During the New Year Rush

    Posted by The Redwoods Group on January 4, 2017

    Unsurprisingly, organizations that offer health and fitness programs see a surge in activity in January, when many of us are thinking about making healthy lifestyle changes or committing to a new exercise routine. This is an important time to review protocols and re-train staff. Follow ...

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    Wildfire Preparedness Day

    Posted by The Redwoods Group on January 4, 2017

    This year, the southeast has experienced record numbers of fires burning a vast amount of land. Across 15 southern states, there are an estimated 41.6 million people that are at risk for wildfire. Join this free webinar on January 16, to learn about Wildfire Community ...

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    Becoming One: Can the Y Help Heal Divided Communities?

    Posted by The Redwoods Group on January 4, 2017

    On Friday, December 2nd, a group of around 40 leaders in the YMCA movement gathered together in Charlotte to do something extremely important. And that's to talk. And to listen. The title of the event was “Becoming One: Can the Y Help Heal Divided Communities?”, ...

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