Tag: natural disasters

Health & Insurance, Social Services

Nursing Home Safety Violations Put Residents At Risk, Report Finds

November 14, 2019

Via: Kaiser Health News

As huge swaths of California burned last fall, federal health officials descended on 20 California nursing homes to determine whether they were prepared to protect their vulnerable residents from fires, earthquakes and other disasters. The results of their surprise inspections, […]

Electric Utility, Public Utilities

What are utilities doing about the growing need for grid security?

May 22, 2018

Via: Utility Dive

Utility Dive takes an in-depth look at the ways in which companies are prioritizing grid security. Utilities are working to address cybersecurity on a distributed grid, hardening against natural disasters and making security as important as worker safety. We spoke […]

Basic Services, Electric Utility, Public Utilities

Utilities focus on plausibility, prevention in preparing for worst-case scenarios

October 31, 2017

Via: Utility Dive

Aspike in natural disasters this year has left millions without power in the United States for varying lengths of time. And given concerns over climate change and the possibility the trend will continue, customers may be asking if their utility […]