Workplace Violence: Terrorism in the Workplace

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Workplace Violence: Terrorism in the WorkplaceBlog, Community, Safety Tips, Violence

by Admin on July 27, 2015 with 0 comments

⋅ Workplace Violence ⋅ The US Department of labor defines workplace violence as “any threat or act of physical violence, harassment, intimidation, or other threatening disruptive behavior that occurs at a worksite.”  Workplace violence is one of the leading causes of job-related deaths, according to OSHA. Annually, more than two million Americans face workplace violence. The Bureau of …

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The Many Faces of Sex Trafficking

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The Many Faces of Sex TraffickingBlog, Child Safety, Sexual Abuse / Assault

by Admin on July 24, 2015 with 0 comments

 ⋅Faces of Sex Trafficking – What is Sex Trafficking?⋅ Many people refer to it as “child prostitution,” and sometimes, the children are arrested rather than treated like victims when the operation is exposed. Sex trafficking differs from prostitution, however, because it involves three, not two, people. The victim, the buyer, and a third person who …

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Unexpected Backyard Catastrophe: Deck Collapse

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Unexpected Backyard Catastrophe: Deck CollapseBlog, Safety Tips

by Admin on July 17, 2015 with 0 comments

⋅Deck Collapse Statistics⋅ Every summer, the news is filled with stories of decks and balconies collapsing and seriously injuring or killing people on and under them. According to WSB-TV Atlanta’s Web site, an estimated 6,500 people have ended up in emergency rooms and 29 have been killed in deck collapses since 2003. One of the …

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Child Trafficking: Rape for Sale

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Child Trafficking: Rape for SaleBlog, Child Safety, Sexual Abuse / Assault

by Admin on July 15, 2015 with 0 comments

⋅What Is Child Trafficking⋅ According to UNICEF (United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund), “A child has been trafficked if he or she has been moved within a country, or across borders, whether by force or not, with the purpose of exploiting the child.” The FBI classifies human trafficking as the third largest and fastest growing criminal enterprise …

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Propane – Catastrophic Accidents in Your Back Yard

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Propane – Catastrophic Accidents in Your Back YardAccident and Trauma Scene Cleanup, Blog

by Admin on July 13, 2015 with Comments Off comments

⋅Gas Grills and Propane Tanks⋅ It’s summertime and, unfortunately for the victims, a busy time for bio-hazard and accident cleanups for Advanced Bio Treatment. We’ve recently posted articles on some summertime safety issues, linked below. With summer comes very warm weather, which heats our parked vehicles to life-threatening temperatures in a matter of minutes, making …

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Vehicular Heatstroke: Hot Cars and Children

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Vehicular Heatstroke: Hot Cars and ChildrenBlog, Child Safety

by Admin on July 10, 2015 with Comments Off comments

⋅Vehicular Heatstroke: Hot Cars and Children⋅ If it’s something we don’t do every day, our brains face the challenge of struggling to remember to do it. It’s normal. We all deal with this challenge, which becomes even greater if we’re distracted or stressed. Aubrey’s Story When Jessa got home she was tired to the bone. …

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Fireworks Safety: Why It’s No Laughing Matter

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Fireworks Safety: Why It’s No Laughing MatterAccident and Trauma Scene Cleanup, Alcohol, Blog, Child Safety

by Admin on July 8, 2015 with Comments Off comments

 ⋅When Fireworks Safety is Ignored⋅ The Fourth of July is a holiday for most folks, but not for Advanced Bio Treatment. Alcohol + fireworks + ignorance = tragic accidents that just do NOT have to happen. While this lethal mix generates substantial business for us, it’s business we’d gladly trade for a little common sense, …

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The Impacts of Domestic & Animal Abuse on Children

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The Impacts of Domestic & Animal Abuse on ChildrenBlog, Child Safety, Domestic Violence / Abuse

by Admin on July 6, 2015 with Comments Off comments

⋅The Environment of Domestic Abuse⋅ “One of the most dangerous things that can happen to a child is to kill or torture an animal and get away with it.” ~ Margaret Mead Three things commonly happen to children who witness violent domestic abuse or who are victims themselves of domestic abuse: They become desensitized to …

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