Archive for June, 2019

Active Shooter: Prepare, Prevent, Recover

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American’s have struggled to find solutions as the rise in mass shootings continues. According to Homeland Security, 44% of mass shootings occur in a place of business. As conscientious employers, we seek to prepare our organizations for that unfathomable possibility. We hope that violence in the workplace never occurs but have a responsibility to ensure the safety of employees, clients, and anyone visiting our workplace. What can we do to protect our organizations, ourselves, and our employees? The best is through planning for prevention, preparation if an active shooting should occur, and recovery and response. All of these, of course,…

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Measles: How to Protect Against an Epidemic

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The spread of the measles across the U.S. has left many in fear of an epidemic. With cases in more than twenty-three states, the public and employers are left wondering how to best defend themselves, their families, and their community. While the majority of adults in the U.S. are vaccinated against the measles, some are not due to social/religious reasons or underlying health concerns that may leave their immune system compromised. The worst case scenario for an employer is that a sick, unvaccinated employee comes to work unknowingly spreading the infectious disease; making vaccinated and unvaccinated individuals a carrier of…

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