Safety & Security: Emergency Response
Lightning Strike Outside Bucs' Stadium Injures Seven
by Howard Altman and Joey Johnston, Tribune staff December 2014
A lightning strike that hit in a Raymond James Stadium parking lot shortly after Sunday's Tampa Bay Buccaneers game ended sent at least seven people to the hospital, according to Tampa Fire Rescue.
Carbon Monoxide Leak at Rink Sends 81 to Hospital
by Andrew Brandt December 2014
A carbon monoxide leak at a junior hockey game in Lake Delton, Wis., sent 81 people to the hospital Saturday night.
Niagara Basketball Team Stranded on Bus for 26 Hours
by Michael Gaio November 2014
A rough night on the court turned into an even rougher 26 hours for the Niagara University women's basketball team.
Rec Center's Carbon Monoxide Leak Sickens 11
by Michael Gaio October 2014
11 people were treated and at least one child remains hospitalized after an archery club was exposed to carbon monoxide at a Greeley, Colo. recreation center.
Designing Student Rec Centers for Emergency Shelter
by Dave Larson, Guest Contributor October 2014
It wasn't long ago that college recreation facilities conjured a drab, one-dimensional image. They housed physical education programs — in many cases, mandatory classes that students grudgingly took in order to graduate. The buildings were often bare bones, not air-conditioned and had little or no lobby or lounge space.
Chicago Marathon Officials Preparing for Ebola Threat
by Michael Gaio October 2014
Organizing an open-access event comes with plenty of challenges. There’s coordinating the logistics, finding sponsors, and of course, organizing security to keep participants and fans safe.
Four Killed In Texas College Softball Bus Crash
by Michael Gaio September 2014
Four collegiate softball players died Friday when an 18-wheel semi truck collided head-on with their team bus. The bus was carrying the softball team from North Central Texas College and was being driven by the team's head coach when the semi crossed the median and hit the bus near Davis, Oklahoma.
How to Control the Story Following a Club Member Death
by Rob Bishop & Barry Klein September 2014
In May, one of our members — Scott — was found unconscious in our pool. Our staff attempted to revive him using CPR and our AED, but despite our best efforts and those of EMTs who had arrived by ambulance, Scott was pronounced dead at the hospital a short while later.
Spontaneous Combustion of Oily Rags Causes HS Court Fire
by AB Editors August 2014
Editor's Note: This article was originally posted by Hardwood Floors, AB's sister publication.
The start of school for a number of high school students in Green Bay, Wis., will be delayed until mid-September due to smoke damage from a fire that started after rags used to clean up a refinishing job spontaneously combusted in the middle of the night.
Lessons from Our Club’s Response to an Onsite Fatality
by Rob Bishop & Barry Klein August 2014
Please read this column.