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Browse through a collection of more than 100 articles and model forms in the MCIT Resource Library. Use the search tools to the left to narrow in on the appropriate resource.
232 Articles found | Safety
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Advances in vaccinations, screening and antibiotics have made tuberculosis a relatively rare disease in the United States. However, with the recent outbreak and past occurrences in correctional facilities, members are encouraged to review their disease control policies and procedures, and update them as necessary to maintain the safety and health of employees, inmates and the public.
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An effective safety program requires everyone’s commitment in the organization, but different strategies can be used to achieve one. Although using vendors for workplace safety may be an option to supplement internal efforts, the ultimate responsibility for the organization’s safety program remains with the employer.
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Counties routinely host household hazardous waste collection events that involve participation of volunteers to ensure success. However, their involvement increases a member’s exposure to risk.
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The Law Enforcement Training Safety Officer Program is a six-step plan to help reduce injuries to law enforcement staff from training activities. The program is designed to work in tandem with the training instructor to increase safety without compromising training effectiveness.
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In recent years, Minnesota state legislators have enacted laws limiting or prohibiting the use of cell phones while driving, in particular banning texting while operating a vehicle. Whether prohibited by law or not, the use of mobile devices by employees while driving on the job poses several safety and legal risks for members. Members should consider policies and procedures to help reduce this risk to employees and the organization.
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Member employees may find themselves outdoors and on the job for many reasons. Working outside means that employees may be exposed to ticks that may carry disease. Risks associated with tick bites can be managed effectively with careful identification, tick bite prevention and removal best practices, and prompt reporting of tick-borne diseases.
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Although many people vie bats as pests, the reactions to bats are often disproportional to the risks bats present. MCIT offers steps to control associated risks of bats to people and buildings.
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