Risk Management


Ohio School Bus Drivers Train for Emergencies

Ohio School Bus Drivers Train for Emergencies

Bus drivers for Fairborn City Schools spent Friday with SWAT trainers to learn how to protect students from potential threats while driving.

Texas School Safety Bill Focuses on Strengthening Security, Mental Health Resources

Texas School Safety Bill Focuses on Strengthening Security, Mental Health Resources

Texas’ Senate education chairman Sen. Larry Taylor unveiled a school safety measure that touches on strengthening school security, hardening school infrastructure and emphasizing mental health resources.

Texas District Tests New Visitor Screening System

Texas District Tests New Visitor Screening System

With the new program, visitors to the Smith Elementary School campus stand in front of a security camera, press a button and wait for an office attendant to respond.

Canadian Hospital Adds New Security Measure for Infant Safety

Canadian Hospital Adds New Security Measure for Infant Safety

All newborns at the hospital are now outfitted with a lightweight, self-adjusting bracelet that includes an RFID chip. According to Sue Snowdon, Program Coordinator of the Women and Child Care Unit, the RFID chip can be used to track the infant if a person leaves the unit with a baby.

New NY Legislation Will Let Teachers Report Student Safety Concerns to a Judge

New NY Legislation Will Let Teachers Report Student Safety Concerns to a Judge

The legislation will allow NY teachers and school officials to alert a judge about students they worry could pose a threat to themselves or others.

Rhode Island District Makes Safety Changes After Complaints about Middle School

Rhode Island District Makes Safety Changes After Complaints about Middle School

Police had been called to the campus 18 times as of Feb. 1, and police reports showed that a teacher was hurt in October while trying to stop a fight between two students. In early February the school committee voted to create a subcommittee focused on the problems at the school.

Wisconsin District to Implement Portable Metal Detectors by End of Year

Wisconsin District to Implement Portable Metal Detectors by End of Year

RUSD will begin installing signs at each of its high school buildings this week, alerting entrants that they could be subject to security scans. Officials then plan to communicate with students and families about the use of metal detectors and the district’s policy before they go into use.

Massachusetts University Gives Students Personal Safety Devices

Massachusetts University Gives Students Personal Safety Devices

In case of an emergency, students can press the POM button three times to alert Simmons Police and Public Safety Department or the nearest 911 center, depending on their location.



Minnesota School Tests School Badge Safety System

PHOTO: BADGEMESSENGER

Minnesota School Tests School Badge Safety System

The BadgeMessenger is a school badge that includes four buttons. The buttons on the badge represent the need for help, medical assistance, maintenance or an emergency.

Texas School District Gives First Responders Access to New Cameras

Texas School District Gives First Responders Access to New Cameras

According to the Dumas ISD Police Department, the partnership between the district and law enforcement will help first responders before they arrive to the scene of an emergency by giving them vital information.

Digital Edition

  • Campus Security & Life Safety Magazine - March April 2019

    March/April 2019

    Featuring:

    • Proactive Steps in Protecting Students Using Technology
    • Securing Our Hospitals and Protecting Your Privacy
    • Leveraging a Unified Mass Notification Solution
    • From Safe Campus to Smart Campus

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