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Should you allow employees to carry concealed weapons at work?

With the continued popularity and demand for our Active Shooter in the Long Term Care Environment training program, I receive calls and emails almost weekly from clients and conference attendees asking about employees who wish to carry a concealed firearm in the workplace.

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CMS finalizes rule to bolster emergency preparedness of certain facilities participating in Medicare and Medicaid

Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) finalized a rule to establish consistent emergency preparedness requirements for health care providers participating in Medicare and Medicaid, increase patient safety during emergencies, and establish a more coordinated response to natural and man-made disasters.

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OSHA fines Home Care Provider $98,000

The sexual assault of a home health care worker has resulted in a willful citation against one of the nation's leading providers of pediatric home health and therapy services for medically frail and chronically ill children, after it failed to protect its employees properly from the dangers of workplace violence.

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EM Alliance is a coalition formed by leaders in risk management, fire and life safety, emergency medical services, security administration, disaster recovery services, crisis management and legal consultation to provide the healthcare community and related types of occupancies the tools and services needed for disaster planning, response, mitigation and recovery.

Recognizing the need for disaster and emergency management services, Pendulum, LLC, a noted leader in professional liability risk management, joined forces with charter members Fire and Life-Safety, Inc.; Sorensen, Wilder & Associates; and Advance Catastrophe Technologies, Inc. (ACT) to form the Emergency Management Alliance or “EM Alliance.” Affiliate members Jackson Spalding and Hall Booth Smith, PC have rounded out the range of services offered by Alliance members.

The Day Before

A 60-second public service announcement from FEMA reminding you that the day before a disaster is just a normal day.

ACT Overview

This short video will tell you most of the benefits of using ACT Advance Catastrophe Technologies to respond to your restoration needs anywhere in the country.

ACT Overview

This short video will tell you most of the benefits of using ACT Advance Catastrophe Technologies to respond to your restoration needs anywhere in the country.

EM Alliance Charter Members

Ric Henry, President
Pendulum, LLC
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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Stan Szpytek, President
Fire and Life-Safety, Inc.
Mesa, Arizona
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Steve Wilder, President
Sorensen, Wilder & Associates
Bourbonnais, Illinois
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Jeff Chester, Vice President
Senior Disaster Plan/Advance Catastrophe Technologies, (ACT)
Wichita, Kansas
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EM Alliance Affiliates

Blair Meeks, Crisis Communication Specialist
Jackson Spalding
Atlanta, Georgia
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Drew Graham, Partner
Hall Booth Smith, PC
Atlanta, Georgia
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