The Internet: Awareness of Risks

Topics Pornography Inappropriate Access Hacking Harassment Copyright Internet Risk Management Click any topic above for more information 1.Pornography: Intentional Access Easy access to pornography is the most highly visible risk associated with providing Internet access to children. Most administrators and teachers underestimate the availability of on-line pornography. With electronic access, a single mouse click can…

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Safe Online Surfing

FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION – SAFE ONLINE SURFING MATERIAL AND INFORMATION As part of its longstanding crime prevention and public outreach efforts, the FBI has a free web-based initiative designed to help teachers educate students about cyber safety. It’s called the FBI-SOS (Safe Online Surfing) Internet Challenge—and it was developed with the assistance of the…

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Internet Links for Transportation

Federal Highway Administration Federal Transit Administration National Association for Pupil Transportation National Association for State Directors of Pupil Transportation Services National Transportation Safety Board National Highway Traffic Safety Administration National Safety Council Insurance Institute for Highway Safety New York Association of Pupil Transportation New York State Department of Transportation US Department of Transportation

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Useful Risk Management Internet Links

Comprehensive Public School Building Safety Program Bullying: Know Bullying mobile App Concussions: Football Helmut Ratings Concussion Toolkit Guidelines for Concussion Management in the School setting Construction Documents, Standards in Guide for Developing Emergency Operations Plans Internet: Cyber Security Tips Internet: On-line Surfing Lead Hazards in Schools, Commissioners Regulations for the Reduction of *Mail: Handling Suspicious…

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Cyber Security Tips

In this digital age, we rely on our computers and devices for so many aspects of our lives resulting in a need to be proactive and vigilant to protect against cyber threats. However, in order to be as secure as possible, we need to use good cyber hygiene – that is, making sure we are…

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Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)

Recently, there has been mounting concern in our school communities about Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). This page will summarize the precautions your district should take and provide a summary of reference resources available. Schools Should: Instruct students and staff to thoroughly wash their hands and keep cuts, sores and other open wounds covered with a…

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Asthma – United States EPA

A comprehensive review of managing asthma in the school environment can be found at the United States Environmental Protection Agency website, click here to visit site. Review of site will provide: Take Action to Manage Asthma in the School Environment 1.Establish and Continuously Evaluate an Indoor Air Quality – IAQ – Management Program in Your…

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EPA on Drinking Water

This one-stop EPA site provides information about drinking water quality in schools and child care facilities. Ensuring drinking water quality at these facilities is important because that’s where children spend their day, and they are likely to drink water while they are there. Consuming enough fluids on a daily basis is important for children’s health.…

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