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    looking for the online training programs for a new employee

    Posted by Bvoutsinas on December 30, 2016

    Can't find two of the training programs on the website: Aquatics safety natural bodies of water, and Aquatics safety pools

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    D&O Coverage Now Available in Texas

    Posted by The Redwoods Group on December 14, 2016

    This year, we developed our own Directors & Officers and Employment Practices Liability coverage, designed to provide guidance, consulting and tools to solve workplace and employment issues before they turn into claims. We are excited to announce that, effective 12/22, Redwoods will now be offering ...

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    Employee Safety Trainings Available

    Posted by The Redwoods Group on December 14, 2016

    In early 2016, as a result of joining the Crum & Forster family of companies, Redwoods announced that we were able to offer our own line of Workers' Compensation insurance. Because Redwoods believes that insurance can and should be a tool for keeping communities safe, ...

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    Child Sexual Abuse Prevention: How to Work with Contractors and Vendors

    Posted by The Redwoods Group on December 14, 2016

    We recently shared this guidance with our customers. Please feel free to disseminate to all of your social service or youth-serving customers. As always, we are grateful for your help in keeping children safe: Child Sexual Abuse prevention practices have come a long way in ...

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    Benchmark and Protect: Promoting Consistent Safety Practices

    Posted by The Redwoods Group on December 14, 2016

    Having effective practice policies is an important step toward creating a culture of safety. But how certain are your organizations that policies are actually being put into practice? Are safety practices consistent across the entire organization? There's only one way to find out. And that's ...

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    The Meaning of Society: Looking Back on a Year of Inspiration

    Posted by The Redwoods Group on December 12, 2016

    The title of our monthly newsletter is Safety & Society. The reason for this title is simple: We believe that keeping communities safe and helping them to grow are two sides of the same coin. That's why—alongside the guidance on topics such as lifeguarding, child ...

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    Find the Risk- November 2016

    Posted by The Redwoods Group on December 12, 2016

    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 Michelle White, YMCA of Greater Cleveland What’s the risk in this photo? “I would ...

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    The Benefits of Using Colored Salt

    Posted by The Redwoods Group on December 12, 2016

    Salt can be a valuable tool to fight winter weather. Adding salt to water will lower the freezing point of that water. Adding salt to ice will help to melt the ice and lower the freezing point for the ice to re-freeze. Even in areas ...

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    Winter Weather Safety: Preventing Slips and Falls

    Posted by The Redwoods Group on December 12, 2016

    Every winter, members, guests and staff at youth-serving organizations across the country injure themselves due to weather-related slips, trips and falls. While some injuries will be relatively minor—twisted ankles, fractured collar bones etc—it's important to remember that even a minor injury can have life-changing impacts ...

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    New OSHA Standards on Ziplines

    Posted by The Redwoods Group on December 12, 2016

    In recent years, there have been several tragic deaths related to ziplines at camps and youth-serving organizations across the country. While most of these incidents have involved campers or members of the public, it's important to note that zipline workers are at risk too. That's ...

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