The three-year transition period for the Globally Harmonized System (GHS) of classification and labeling of chemicals ends June 1, 2016.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
In response to recent events, EIA’s Loss Prevention staff has compiled resources regarding workplace violence prevention, education and best practices.
The EIA recently issued a survey regarding communications. Find out about the results!
We are excited to announce a new Chief Member Services Officer to the EIA.
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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