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2021 California Legislative Year in Review
Posted by Mike Pott in Legal Eye
November 22, 2021

Another legislative year has come and gone with the legislature introducing 2,421 individual pieces of legislation.  Read on for a summary of these bills and their anticipated impact to PRISM members.

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SB 722: Swimming Pools – CPR Requirement
Posted by Scarlett Sadler in Education, Legislation
November 17, 2021

Recently signed by Governor Newsom, SB 722 requires a school district or charter school to have at least one adult with a valid certification of CPR training to be present throughout the duration of a non-interscholastic event.

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Standards Board Postpones Adoption of Federal OSHA COVID-19 ETS
Posted by John Nichols in COVID-19, Risk Control
November 16, 2021

The California Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board (OSHSB) has elected to postpone its adoption of the Federal COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS).

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TikTok Challenges on Campus
Posted by Scarlett Sadler in Education
November 04, 2021

TikTok trends have impacted school districts across the nation, leaving many school administrators frustrated. It's important to be aware of the potential for these incidents before they occur.

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Benefits of HVAC Upgrades
Posted by John Nichols in Risk Control
November 08, 2021

Filtration and air cleaning are effective means of controlling indoor air pollutants, particularly those associated with poor outdoor air quality.

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How to Slip and Fall Safely
Posted by Chandler Wright in Risk Control
October 26, 2021

While no one wants to be involved in a slip and fall accident, knowing the basics of how to fall safely may help to minimize injury in the unfortunate case of a fall. 

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First Student Completes Safety Management Certification
Posted by Gina Engman in Risk Control, Risk Management
October 15, 2021

The first student to navigate this intensive five-part safety training course is PRISM’s own Chandler Wright, Risk Control Specialist.

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Drug-Free Workplace Policy – Remote Workplaces
Posted by Chandler Wright in Risk Control
October 12, 2021

Does your agency have a drug-free workplace policy? With remote work being an option for many employees at this time, it is essential that the drug-free workplace policy be expanded to include these remote workplaces. 

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Recruiting and Onboarding Resources
Posted by Chandler Wright in Risk Management
August 16, 2021

Recruiting and onboarding qualified individuals is an ongoing process for many PRISM members. To assist in that process, PRISM Risk Control has put together a compilation of resources that focus on Recruiting and Onboarding.

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Did You Know...It's Mandated Reporter Training Time?
Posted by Sarah Bruno in Did You Know?
September 14, 2021

For teachers and school administrators throughout the state the beginning of the school year is a busy time. It’s also the time of year that many are required to provide mandated reporter training.

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