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COVID Reality – Stop watching the news

If there is one thing that is certain, the Media knows how to confuse and create havoc among the people.  In this Post-COVID world, media and so-called experts are still swinging back and forth faster than a metronome. I only have one piece of advice for you – stop watching the news. Recently I was Read more about COVID Reality – Stop watching the news[…]

The 2nd Wave – What are you doing?

The 2nd wave is here.  COVID now has us on the floor and crushing us with all its weight.  America and specifically California are unprepared.  Why is the question?  It is quite disappointing to see our government fail on so many levels.  When the 1st wave struck, the level of preparedness was unthinkable.  Preppers were Read more about The 2nd Wave – What are you doing?[…]

How Cities can recoup money post COVID-19

States are decimated and cities, well they are even worse off.  With the Federal Government super-gluing large heavy chains to the money, they will give States, many cities are looking for ways to make up their shortfalls.  If cities want to regain their lost revenues and fill up the coffers quickly, there really is only Read more about How Cities can recoup money post COVID-19[…]

Bike Routes without Bike Paths – Double Trouble

We hear it often – save the environment, ride a bike.  As COVID continues to ravage American cities and group transport, bikes will become a more favorable option of travel.  And that means safe routes to schools, bike paths and bike routes should be one of our priorities in making our cities and schools safer. Read more about Bike Routes without Bike Paths – Double Trouble[…]

COVID is not a Black Swan event

Who could have predicted COVID?  Just about any risk manager worth their salt.  The producers of the movie Contagion in 2011 did an outstanding job of foreshadowing the events that are unfolding today.  So, why are we clambering to call this a black swan?  Simple, it provides a scapegoat for system-wide failures. If there is Read more about COVID is not a Black Swan event[…]

Not another failed respirator manufacturer

In the midst of all this COVID, respirators are all the rage. Unfortunately, not many people truly understand the respirator. First things first. You can’t wear it with a beard. I keep seeing bearded men walking around grocery stores with respirators. Sorry, it doesn’t work. Advertisers are coming up with hot tactical releases that show Read more about Not another failed respirator manufacturer[…]

Phase III is here – Safe At Work

A couple of months ago, I wrote about Phase III which is the return to the office.  The good news is that May 15th is drawing near and many of us are excited to get into the office.  The better news is that we as risk managers, get to showcase our knowledge and level of Read more about Phase III is here – Safe At Work[…]