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    October 2013

    Bunk Bed and Loft Bed Safety

    Space-saving lofts and bunk beds are popular in residence halls, but UE claims show that students have suffered serious brain and spinal injuries after falling from these beds or the ladders attached to them. Schools and colleges can prevent these injuries by following a few safety precautions.
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    October 2013

    Factoring Safety Into Campus Vehicle Purchases

    From vans used for student activities to automobiles operated by administrators, campus fleets are in constant demand. That puts the vehicles, drivers, and passengers at risk of accidents. Institutions can minimize this risk by choosing well-built vehicles, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), an independent, nonprofit, organization that works to reduce losses from automobile accidents.
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    October 2013

    Use of Taser Devices by Campus Police

    Campus security officers are increasingly using Taser devices to immobilize a suspect. Use of the device, which emits an electronic shock, is changing the way officers and civilians interact. In the past, subduing an uncontrollable suspect required physical or deadly force. Taser gives campus officers a less lethal option when firearms or hand-to-hand combat are too dangerous or inappropriate.
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