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Emergency Preparedness: Like Planning for a Vacation

  The State Office of Risk Management provides Continuity of Operations (COOP) guidelines (in accordance with FEMA standards) for Texas state agencies, and also suggests that families develop ...[more]

2016 SORM Automobile Symposium

View videos and presentations from the 2016 symposium held on Jan. 28, 2016: Introduction (PDF) Ally Santos, SORM Aaron Parker, SORM Todd Holt, SORM Chris Tobin, Alliant Co...[more]

What to know when using a mobile phone to dial 9-1-1

In the case of an emergency, everyone knows to dial 9-1-1 on their phone to quickly contact local authorities, but you may face a big difference in service depending on what kind of phone you use.  M...[more]
How prolonged sitting affects your health

How prolonged sitting affects your health

Spending your entire day perched behind a desk in your office can create an array of health problems for you later in life.  Long hours spent typing and staring into a computer screen can raise you...[more]
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Before you plug that in...

With colder weather approaching, many state employees might think about bringing a space heater or coffee cup warmer with them to the office.  While a toaster or hot plate may help keep you warmer in...[more]
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Taking precautions for fall driving

Fall brings cool crisp air, a change in colors, and more unpredictability on roads.  Before you head out on your next drive, here are a few safety tips to keep in mind: Schools create more traffic ...[more]

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