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Did You Know...The Final GHS Deadline is June 1, 2016?
Posted by Sarah Messerlian in Loss Prevention

The three-year transition period for the Globally Harmonized System (GHS) of classification and labeling of chemicals ends June 1, 2016.

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Did You Know...Duty Vests Have Been Shown to Reduce Officer Injuries?
Posted by Sarah Messerlian in Loss Prevention, Risk Management

Duty vests redistribute the weight of gear from the duty belt of officers, and over time have been shown to reduce back and hip injuries. Making the switch to bulletproof duty vests can be costly but the Department of Justice (DOJ) has a grant program that can help.

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The Second Appellate District Answers the Question: How Much Notice Regarding the Nature of the Investigation Does an Entity have to Provide a Police Officer Before Interrogating the Officer?
Posted by Mike Pott in Court Decisions

EIA members with public safety officer departments should make sure that reasonable advance notice regarding the nature of allegations against an officer is being provided. Complying with this requirement will help ensure that disciplinary action against an officer does not get overturned because the entity has violated the procedural requirements of the POBRA.

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The Benefits of Pooling: Thoughts in the Wake of a Critical Incident
Posted by Rick Brush in EIA Happenings, Loss Prevention

Critical incidents cause us to pause and reflect. They also push us to analyze what we do, and how and why we do it. This is a time, based on the analysis, to learn and plan for the future.

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Health and Safety Training and Information Resources
Posted by John Gargiulo in Loss Prevention

Frequently those involved in the field of Health and Safety find themselves struggling to find information on a given issue or subject. One place to look for training/information is on the CDC TRAIN site.

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Bomb Threats in Schools
Posted by John Gargiulo

As our nation struggles to understand the issues surrounding violence in the workplace and schools and its association with increasing threats of terrorism, we all hope to find solutions that will provide us with increased security.

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Workplace Violence Prevention
Posted by Sarah Messerlian in Loss Prevention

In response to recent events, EIA’s Loss Prevention staff has compiled resources regarding workplace violence prevention, education and best practices.

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Communications – How are we doing?
Posted by Nicole Pimley in EIA Happenings

The EIA recently issued a survey regarding communications. Find out about the results!

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EIA Welcomes New Chief Member Services Officer
Posted by Michael Fleming in EIA Happenings

We are excited to announce a new Chief Member Services Officer to the EIA.

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CARES Program
Posted by Maria Blanco in Programs, Workers' Compensation

Consulting A Recuperating Employee (for/from) Surgery (C.A.R.E.S.) is a pilot program that began on October 1, 2014...

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