AED

Public Access Defibrillation NYS Public Health Law amended legislation regarding AED signage Public Access Defibrillation mandated locations

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Useful Risk Management Links

Sports Concussion Toolkit from American Academy of Neurology New 2013 James P. DeLorenzo’s December 2005 Memorandum Concerning Time Out Rooms SED 1994 Policy and Guidelines on the Use of Time Out Rooms American Library Association NYCRR Section 155 Comprehensive Public School Building Safety Program Roles of Safety Committees Under RESCUE & SAVE Frequently Asked Questions…

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Would Your School Kitchens Pass or Fail?

This article was originally published in NYSIR News Summer 2010 The health inspector (or county sanitarian) visits school district kitchens periodically to make sure institutional kitchen regulations are being enforced. The district food service manager should always be on site when the inspector is in the food service area to answer any questions that arise. …

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Preventing Civil Rights Claims: Preparing For A More Diversified Workforce

This article was originally published in NYSIR News – Fall 1999 Case Study A middle-aged administrator claims she was denied tenure because of her age and gender. Her replacement was 10 years younger and a man. The district claims she was not performing her job satisfactorily. She filed a complaint with the State Division of…

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Communicating Effectively Through Emergency Messages

This article was originally published in NYSIR News Fall 2010 School district mass notification systems are indispensable when you need to keep the entire school community informed if an emergency occurs. Messages that address various scenarios should be created in advance and stored for future use. Being prepared saves time when every minute counts and…

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Security for the School Administration Building

This articles was originally published in NYSIR News – Winter 2011 A recent Florida news story featured a segment which showed an irate attendee firing shots during a school board meeting. Even one such incident is a reminder of the need for security measures for the administration building and all school board and other meetings…

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Guide for Developing Emergency Operations Plans

Do you have a high quality operation plan in place in case of a school emergency? If so, that’s great, but you might want to compare it against this plan prepared for the U.S. Department of Education. If not, you should, and you might find this guide very valuable. Guide for Developing High Quality School…

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