A pandemic is the worldwide spread of a contagious disease. As of March 3, 2020, The World Health Organization has confirmed coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in 49 countries, and 122 countries have not reported any cases. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports 60 cases of COVID-19 in 12 states. It’s tempting to think, […]
Schools or campuses
Lab Explosions Injure Your Kids
If your kids go to school K-12, or college; or if you’re an administrator K-16, be warned that the federal government is—once again—taking sharp notice of lab safety at your school/campus.
Run, Hide, Fight: The New Response to Active Shooters?
Since Sandy Hook, I get asked daily about “RUN, HIDE, FIGHT,” the new response to an active shooter on a campus or in a workplace. It’s the subject of this past Sunday’s New York Times article. Let’s start with some facts for context: Campus shootings are not increasing. U.S. government studies show the number of […]