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Industry Resources

If you’re looking for more information about the public entity industry or a specific aspect of a public entity, like parks and recreation or transit operations, you’ve come to the right place.

Streets and Roads

American Public Transportation Association

Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices, U.S. Department of Transportation

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

Guidance Manual for Operators of Small Natural Gas Systems – U.S. Department of Transportation

Training for Communities for Operation of Equipment, Flagger Training, Snow Removal, Etc., Local Technical Assistance Program 

Americans with Disabilities Act

Americans with Disabilities Act

Job Accommodation Network

Disaster Recovery

Disaster Recovery Journal

HazUS, Federal Emergency Management Association

Earthquake Hazard Program & Preparedness, U.S. Geological Survey

US Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board

Emergency Preparedness:
Law Enforcement

Patrol and Jail Operations, Americans for Effective Law Enforcement

Pursuit Information for Risk Managers, Pursuit Watch

International Chief’s of Police

National Sheriff’s Association

Risk Management Associations

Public Risk Insurance Management Association, PRIMA

Risk and Insurance Management Society, RIMS

National Association of Counties, NACO

Public Entity Risk Institute, PERI

Parks and Recreation

National Recreation and Park Association

Public Playground Safety Handbook, Consumer Product Safety Commission

National Alliance for Youth Sports

National Center for Sports Safety

National Council on Fireworks Safety

Urban Tree Risk Management Program, USDA Forest Service

Sustainable Historic Preservation, National Institute of Building Sciences

Education and Information for Aquatics Staff on Healthy Swimming Pool Water, Center for Disease Control

Lightening Safety

Water and Wastewater

Water Treatment Process Illustrated, American Water Works

Groundwater Recharge, U.S. Geological Survey

How Wastewater Treatment Works, Environmental Protection Agency

Dam Safety Planning, Federal Emergency Management Association

Levee Safety Planning, Federal Emergency Management Association

Property Protection

Building Security Council

National Fire Protection Association

Evacuation Plan, Ready Business

Sprinkler Head Recall - Central Company “O” rings, Consumer Product Safety Commission

Sprinkler Head Recall - Central Company, Omega Series Heads, Consumer Product Safety Commission

Fire Extinguisher Basics, Occupational Safety and Health Administration


OSHA e-Tools, Occupational Safety and Health Administration

Red Flag Rules, Federal Trade Commission

Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)