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Emergency Response Teams (ERT) are a team of people, typically within a larger public or private organization, qualified to respond to emergencies. SERT members have many skills and appropriate training to use a critical piece of equipment for saving and protecting the lives of students and school personnel: the School Emergency Response Kit (SERT kit).  Learn more about SERT kits, what events and incidents SERTs use them for, and what a typical SERT kit should contain. What Does an Emergency Response Team Do? An Emergency Response Team (ERT) or Incident Response Team (IRT) is a group of specially trained and...

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Incident Command Vest -

When responding to a scene of an incident or disaster, fast identification and recognition of safety officers can be life-saving. Incident Command Vests (ICVs) play an integral role in helping identify emergency response team members and communicating which jobs and responsibilities they have for large organizations with a vast hierarchy of emergency team members and roles. However, there are economical solutions for smaller organizations as well. Learn about ICVs, who wears them, and why they are essential in emergencies. What Are Incident Command Vests? An Incident Command Vest (ICV) is a type of reflective safety vest primarily worn by emergency...

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Hi Vis, hunting safety -

As of September 2022, 42 states have rules and legislation requiring hunters to wear blaze orange clothing and equipment in the field. Each state imposes its own set of recommendations, requirements, and conditions, which can be challenging to navigate if you want to know when blaze orange is required for hunting in your area. Here is a condensed state-by-state list of laws and regulations regarding the use of blaze orange, also known as hunting orange, hunter orange, international orange, or safety orange. Alabama According to the Alabama Administrative Code (220-2-.85), hunters must wear a minimum of 144 square inches of non-camouflage-patterned hunter...

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Hi Vis, hunting safety -

September typically marks the beginning of deer hunting season for firearm hunters in most states. According to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, there are over 15 million licensed hunters nationwide. Most of them will return to the fields this month wearing high-visibility orange vests, hats, and accessories.  If you are new to hunting, you may wonder why hunters wear orange instead of earth tones and camouflage patterns. Learn everything you need to know about orange apparel for hunters and its role in hunter safety. Why Do Hunters Wear Orange Gear? The shade of orange used on many types of hunting equipment...

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Hi Vis, Reflective Fitness, reflective safety harness -

Recreational sports enthusiasts are flocking to the hills and trails in droves to try the unconventional exercise that has become extremely popular over the last decade: overnight relay race running.  Overnight relay races are held all over the world. The largest organizer of these events, Ragnar, hosts relay races and trail relays worldwide, or if you are seeking something local, try the Colorado-based Road Less Traveled (RLT).  Overnight relay races come with unique challenges, so before hitting the trails, read up on how to prepare and what to expect. If you follow these relay race running tips and take measures...

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