Category: <span>Safety</span>

Best Practices for a Safe Return to Recreation Programming
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Best Practices for a Safe Return to Recreation Programming

With many states starting to slowly reopen, recreation organizations are tasked with a safe return to programming that keeps participants and staff healthy and safe while maintaining the positive community environment that everyone is used to. We’ve put together some best practices to help you now and as we navigate the coming weeks and months....

Safety In Adaptive Recreation Programs
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Safety In Adaptive Recreation Programs

Adaptive, or inclusive, recreation allows those with illnesses, disabilities, and other conditions to participate in recreational activities. Through the use of activity modifications, technology, and/or assistance, these programs can help everyone enjoy recreation safely and appropriately to enhance their health, functional abilities, independence, and way of life. Whether your organization has dedicated Adaptive Recreation programming...

Your Organization & Coronavirus (COVID-19)
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Your Organization & Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The current situation around the new Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has everyone on high alert. Constant updates and developments can be overwhelming as you try to determine what impact this situation will have on your organization. We know that you always prioritize the safety of your participants, and now the focus is on making sure that...

ePACT for Employees – Frequently Asked Questions
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ePACT for Employees – Frequently Asked Questions

Employees expect the organizations they work for to support them through any emergency. However, most don’t have the necessary information, processes, or communication tools to do so. In the event of an emergency, your organization and staff should ask: How will we support staff and keep them safe? How will we instantly communicate with our...

How To Feel Comfortable About Personal Online Data Security
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How To Feel Comfortable About Personal Online Data Security

Guest blog by Angela Martin, Reciprocity Marketing We’re pleased to introduce Angela Martin as our guest blogger today. Angela is a data geek who has always loved numbers (and cats) that fell in love with machine learning while attending Baylor University for a B.S. in Statistics and enjoys long walks through data frames in R...

10 Ways to Engage Employees in Safety
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10 Ways to Engage Employees in Safety

The safety and wellbeing of your employees is your priority. The most effective way to maintain best practices across your organization is to ensure your staff are fully engaged, committed, and personally motivated. Here are ten ways to engage your employees in safety and personal preparedness. Create a health and safety committee These employees will...

Stay Warm With Winter Play
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Stay Warm With Winter Play

There’s nothing more fun than getting a chance to play in the snow or enjoy some of that crisp winter air. When there’s a snow day, it’s the perfect occasion to get the toboggans out, build a snowman, or have a snowball fight. Whatever your winter wonderland looks like, make sure you and your little...

Winter Holiday Safety Tips For The Whole Family
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Winter Holiday Safety Tips For The Whole Family

Guest post by Jane Garbutt. More Americans are planning to travel this winter: a survey has revealed that two out of three people will be going on a getaway during the cold months. Moreover, 79% said that they plan to spend more on their winter vacation this year than they did last year, which means that...

Tips To Prevent Autumn Injuries
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Tips To Prevent Autumn Injuries

Did you know that up to 40% of deaths each year are from preventable injuries? OK, that’s a pretty morbid statistic to open with but it’s important to understand how much we can do to prevent some of the most common injuries. With that in mind, here are a few Tips to Prevent Autumn Injuries...

Baby-Proofing 101: How To Child-Proof Your Bathroom
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Baby-Proofing 101: How To Child-Proof Your Bathroom

Guest post by Jane Garbutt. The bathroom is one of the more hazardous rooms in your home for your child. According to studies, about 43,000 American children are injured in bathrooms and showers every year, with injuries to children four and younger accounting for more than half of the injuries. What can new parents do to...