Tag: communication

Feature of the Month: ePACT’s Communication Tools
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Feature of the Month: ePACT’s Communication Tools

Do you know if the organizations that you are connected to have emergency communication plans in place? It’s not something we like to think of, but it’s very important to know how you will be alerted in an emergency, big or small! Besides the collection and management of emergency information, ePACT also has excellent communications...

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Behind the Red Shirts – Triathlon Medical Coverage

ePACT’s Medical Advisor, Adam Lund, is a true medical superhero! From working in Lower Mainland tertiary, trauma hospitals, to volunteering as a physician for Whistler Blackcomb, and specializing in mass gathering medicine with UBC’s Department of Emergency Medicine, Adam has done it all. Adam has also played a key role in triathlon medical teams –...

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Run to Safety!

Running is an increasingly popular activity to keep fit and get the blood pumping! Whether you’re a casual runner, training for a marathon, or normally run away at the thought of going for a run, we hope you will be safe while doing so. Safety must be considered in the way you run, as well...

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Anniversary of Alberta Floods and the Current Flood Watch

One year ago, Alberta faced one of the most severe floods in the province’s history. Soon after the event, ePACT’s Emergency Management and Special Projects Coordinator, Megan Kalte, flew to Calgary and witnessed the aftermath of the floods in what she calls her second home. Many Albertans had never experienced anything like it – cities...

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Ride to Conquer Cancer Tips from Cyclist, Jordan Myers

With the Ride to Conquer Cancer literally just days away, we sat down with Jordan Myers, a seasoned cycling veteran who has been cycling for 27 years. Currently working as an Event and Project Management Consultant, Jordan is an old friend of ePACT’s Medical Advisor, Dr. Adam Lund. Jordan has completed the Seattle to Portland Bicycle Classic...

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Occupational Health and Safety Week

This week is Occupational Health and Safety Week! Although you should prioritize safety all year round, this is a great opportunity to increase awareness and educate yourself and your peers on the issue. At work, the last thing you should be worried about is your well-being – workplace safety should be a given under any...

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The Cost of Paper Forms

In the midst of Spring Break, parents who have enrolled their children into daily, weekly, or monthly camps know all too well about the frustration of paper emergency forms. In this day and age, why is it that organizations still rely on paper forms for this critical information? So many aspects of life are easily...

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Children’s Allergies

Many parents have registered their children for camps and fun activities over Spring Break, and allergies are definitely atop the list of safety concerns during this time. Allergies are something to be aware and cautious of throughout the year, but sometimes can be overlooked for these special events and shorter stints with organizations. Did you...

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Southern US Snowstorm

Two days ago, the states of Alabama and Georgia were hit by a snowstorm and icy conditions which affected more than 6 million residents. Schools were closed, flights were grounded, and an absolute gridlock was experienced on the highway as people were stuck in their cars for upwards of 15 hours. Many say the areas...