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Consumer Product Safety Commission offers "Pool Safely Grant Program"
The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has announced a "Pool Safely Grant Program" to fund the implementation of enforcement and education programs to prevent the drowning and drain entrapment of children in pools and spas. Grant funds are available to local and state governments. The application period ends August 19, 2015. The CPSC is offering a Technical Assistance Webinar on Wednesday, June 17. To register, click here. For more information on the grant program, visit the CPSC website.
Hands free is not risk free
When you text and drive your eyes are off the road for an average of five seconds. At 55 MPH, that's enough time to cover the length of a football field. Transportation incidents represented 41 percent of all workplace fatalities in 2012. April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month. Visit our blog to find resources and information you can share with your employees to educate them on the dangers of using hands-free devices and driving distracted.
VMLIP spotlights cyber security resources
This month we are spotlighting the cyber security resources we offer our members - specifically the eRiskHub. Simply signing provides your entity with access to: security and privacy training; a cyber news and learning center; risk manager tools - including one to help calculate the cost of a breach for your entity; and more. Each week we will be featuring more information on the eRIskHub through our blog. You can receive the most updated blog entries by e-mail by entering your e-mail address under “Follow our blog!” on the top right of the page.
Operations Challenges provide vital training for wastewater operators
Practice makes perfect. There are many groups of professionals whose jobs require practice, training and preparation. Emergency management officials often take part in mock-training exercises, firefighters often participate in simulated exercises – and wastewater treatment workers participate in the “Operations Challenge.” Learn more about the teams from Virginia who excelled in the recent Water Environment Federation Operations challenge here.
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NT24 Accident Reports designed to reduce call times and prevent mistakes
The Nurse Triage 24 (NT24) program, provided by Coventry Workers’ Compensation Service, has introduced a solution to prevent data entry errors, typographical errors, and misspellings related to employee information.
The new Employee Demographics spreadsheet, available on the VMLIP website, allows members to submit via a secure FTP connection employees’ demographic information to be downloaded securely into Coventry’s electronic system. This will allow Coventry to retrieve correct information quickly when an injured employee contacts NT24. Learn more here.