Adventist Risk Management has provided helpful resources for our use. Please visit the appropriate area. Some links will take you to the pages on the Adventist Risk Management website.
Safety Guidelines for Water Activities
Any water activity has the potential for a drowning tragedy. With groups of children and youth, this risk is greatly magnified. Those planning or supervising any water activity must ensure that they have gone the extra mile to prevent a drowning, and to immediately put lifesaving efforts into action if a drowning does occur. For more information, please read these important Safety Guidelines for Water Activities.
NEW! l5-Passenger Van Use Disallowance!
Did you know that it is dangerous to utilize 15-passenger vans? If you or your organization are using them, now is the time to stop!
NEW! Verified Volunteers is our third party organization, who conducts screening/background checks and provides educational services for Northern America. Verified Volunteers is dedicated to raising the awareness and prevention of the mistreatment of the vulnerable. They work hard to accomplish this goal by training young people and adults about abuse, neglect, predators, bullying, boundaries, respect, and the perils of cyberspace.
NEW Check out this new Volunteer Safety Video from the Union Office
CHILD ABUSE PREVENTION/MANDATED REPORTING
For information regarding child abuse--its prevention, what to do in case you suspect, and mandated reporting--go here.
Zika Virus Infection and Pregnancy
Zika is primarily transmitted through the bite of infected Aedes mosquitoes. It can also be transmitted from a pregnant mother to her baby during pregnancy or around the time of birth. For more information, click above to go to the Center for Disease Control website.
Information on Ebola
Facts, signs and symptoms, and information about transmission.
If you are stuck by a needle or other sharp or get blood or other potentially infectious materials in your eyes, nose, mouth, or on broken skin, immediately flood the exposed area with water and clean any wound with soap and water or a skin disinfectant if available. Report this immediately to your employer and seek immediate medical attention. For more information, please visit the Center for Disease Control.
Resources for loss prevention during church activities and on location.
The education of children is an important undertaking that can be negatively impacted following an accident or other loss. These resources are provided to prevent: injuries, property damage and other losses at educational institutions.
Christian camps can be a fun place for children to participate in new and exciting activities and learn more about Jesus in the beauty of nature. Enter here for resources intended to help keep the camp experience a happy and safe one for campers, workers, and volunteers alike.
Throughout the Conference, Union and Division, a multitude of activities from routine daily operations, to evangelistic meetings, to youth activities abound. Maintaining safety can be a challenge. These risk control resources, target exposures organizations frequently face in the midst of those challenges.
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