How to ensure disabled, injured and pregnant employees remain safe in any emergency situation. A fire breaks out in your workplace, triggering the alarm. Among the many thoughts that flash though your mind is the hope that all employees are, and remain, safe. You take comfort in knowing that your company has an emergency response plan and employees have been trained on it. Early detection and escape are the most important keys to surviving.This plan sounds good. But does it consider employees who need help exiting the building? If an employee is hearing-impaired, for example, he may not hear the alarm. If that employee is working alone, no one may know to look for him to let him know that the alarm has sounded. If an employee is in a wheelchair and is not on a ground floor, she may need rescue assistance.According to the U.S. Census Bureau, there are 36 million Americans who have a disability. Ten … [Read more...] about Emergency Provisions for All: How to Ensure All Employees Remain Safe in Any Emergency Situation.
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The completion of the state of Colorado’s Water Plan on November 19, 2015 reflects a growing trend in western water management away from conflict and towards collaborative discussion. Increasingly, western water managers are opting to pursue more creative, coordinated solutions to complex water issues, built on broad-based stakeholder participation.Historically, water discussions have been confrontational, divisive, and often exclusive affairs. The 1922 Colorado River Compact, for example, which divided the Colorado River into an Upper and Lower Basin and provided for the allocation of water among seven U.S. basin states, was conducted without the participation of a number of important interests, including Mexico and Indian Tribes, and did not include consideration of environmental values. The subsequent failure of the Lower Basin states of Arizona, California, and Nevada to reach an interstate agreement dividing the share of water allocated to the Lower Basin under the … [Read more...] about Colorado’s State Water Plan Reflects Changing Attitudes Towards Western Water Management
By Mike Morris Published 4:16 pm, Wednesday, June 27, 2018 Photo: Matt Rourke, STF / Associated Press Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 FILE - In this Sept. 7, 2017, file photo, flood-damaged debris from homes lines the street in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey in Houston. The Houston City Council released a Hurricane Harvey recovery draft proposal Thursday, June 7, 2018, on how to spend more than $1.1 billion in government funds meant for housing. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File) less FILE - In this Sept. 7, 2017, file photo, flood-damaged debris from homes lines the street in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey in Houston. The Houston City Council released a Hurricane Harvey recovery draft ... more Photo: Matt Rourke, STF / Associated Press Houston council approves plan for first $1B in Harvey aid 1 / 1 Back to Gallery … [Read more...] about Houston council approves plan for first $1B in Harvey aid