Senator Lieu wants your CSSP to become stale and outdated

Fashion designers know it.  OSHA knows it.  California’s Department of Agriculture knows it.  And even you know it.  So, why doesn’t Senator Lieu and Senator Steinberg know it?  You have to stay current and updating your plans annually is one way of doing so. At a time of Boston Bombings, more and more terrorist threats Read more about Senator Lieu wants your CSSP to become stale and outdated[…]

New Classroom Safety Video is here

Our newest safety video addresses the major hazards typically found in the classroom. This is a great video for teachers to view at the beginning of each school year. It also identifies some of the common issues that teachers typically don’t think about when working in their classrooms. Watch the Sample Clip Classroom Safety for Read more about New Classroom Safety Video is here[…]

What happend – questions to ask when you activate your EOC.

Emergencies can cause you to become discombobulated resulting in cloudy thinking and poor decision making. Good decision making is largely a function of having great information to guide you to an answer. The only way to get great information is to ask great questions. When an emergency strikes, being prepared means having a list of Read more about What happend – questions to ask when you activate your EOC.[…]

The police are going to stop helping schools with active shooters.

Ever since the deadly attacks at Columbine, schools have focused their emergency preparedness attention to active shooters.  Those events changed the way we deal with active shooters – read how.  With the Sandy Hook incident, just about every school in the United States is gearing up and training their staff and students in the active Read more about The police are going to stop helping schools with active shooters.[…]

The one sentence that can make or break your safety and risk management programs.

Ever wonder why your safety and risk management policies don’t get the results you were looking for?    Why your IIPP just sits on a shelf?  Why your emergency plan doesn’t seem to work when you test it?  The answer is surprisingly simple and it can usually be corrected in one sentence. It’s Not The Best Read more about The one sentence that can make or break your safety and risk management programs.[…]

Conducting threat assessments by the book may be a violation of students civil rights.

Events like Sandy Hook, Virginia Tech, and Columbine have educators thinking about how to stop these events from occurring in the future.  One such solution that should be incorporated into every school district’s emergency plan is Threat Assessments.  But doing it by the book may just be a violation of students civil rights. Assess Everything Read more about Conducting threat assessments by the book may be a violation of students civil rights.[…]

This is one orange you shouldn’t have on your school campus.

When it comes to oranges, visions of sweet tasting summer fruit come to mind.  And for most of us that is all we should think about.  But, not all oranges are created equally and some are poisonous to small children. Poisonous Plants & Animals on School Campuses The Osage Orange trees are great for creating Read more about This is one orange you shouldn’t have on your school campus.[…]