November 24, 2017


General Risk Management Sites

Links to Various Maryland Codes –

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention –  –

Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) –

CPSC's Listing of Consumer Product Recalls –

American Society of Safety Engineers –

Research the health and safety effects of common household products – provides information on recalls and safety related news about drugs, medical devices, food and consumer products –

OSHA's free Health and Safety Plan software (eHASP2) –

Electrical Safety Foundation International –

School Improvement in Maryland – Has a variety of resources to support students, parents, teachers, administrators and board members –

Food-Safe Schools – A resource web site providing guidance to address food safety in schools –

Healthy Advice from the U.S. Dept of Health & Human Services –

National Athletic Trainers' Association –

National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment –

Immediate Post-Concussion Assessment and Cognitive Testing (ImPACT) –

Expert Panel Report on Preventing Slip and Falls within Schools –

Fleet Management

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations – 

To evaluate Motor Coach Carriers –  

SaferBus App – 

State of Maryland Policies and Procedures for Fleet Management –

Employee Safety Sites

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) –

Incident Rate Calculator –

OSHA FactSheet, "Use of Metrics in Process Safety Management (PSM) Facilities" –

OSHA's Safety & Health Training Site –

OSHA's Free Newsletter – "Quick Takes" –

West Virginia University Safety & Health Extension Service –

Maryland Occupational Safety & Health (MOSH) –

MOSH Free Consultative Training Calendar –

National Institute for Occupational Safety & Health Safety Checklist Program for Schools –

Total Worker Health, National Institute of Occuupational Safety & Health –

Injury Topics and Fact Sheets from the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control –

Non-Profit Risk Management Center – Workplace Safety ToolKit –

Electric Arc Flash Awareness Video –

Mold Remediation Training – The Environmental Protection Agency has recently released an on-line training program for health professionals on mold and mold remediation. There is a pre-test and nine chapters each followed by a voluntary quiz. Access the program at EPA:

Youth at Work

OSHA Information –

NIOSH Information –

The National Young Worker Safety Resource Center is a collaborative project of U.C. Berkeley's Labor Occupational Health Program and the Education Development Center, Inc. in Massachusetts. It provides training, technical assistance, and resource materials to state and community groups throughout the country.

Work Safe BC – for workers under 25 years-old, an online resource for workers, employers, unions, educators, parents, and youth community groups –

National Safety Council's Teen Driver Wepage – Facts, Safety Training, Information and numerous Resources available at:

Other Risk Mangement Resources

Safe Routes to School – This site presents and promotes the benefits of communities walking and bicycling to school, reducing traffic congestion and improving our health through increased exercise as a result.

Teacher Tools – If you are a teacher looking for help in incorporating Risk Management into your Curriculum, take a look at these sites – Teacher Tools

Crime Prevention Resources – WeTip is an independent, non-profit organization that has been in continual operation since 1972. WeTip was founded on the key idea that many people with information about crime are reluctant to report it, due to fear of reprisal. WeTip was established to eliminate this concern.

The State of Washington's Office of Financial Management website on Agency Enterprise Risk Management

CyberSecurity – The Federal Government's Guides for Basic Internet Safety and Security –

Continuing Education

On Line Disaster Preparedness Training – 

BrightTalk recorded Webinars and videos –

TedTalks – recorded presentations –

American Industrial Hygiene Association, Potomac Chapter –

SafeSchools (Computer Based Training) –

Dupont Safety Training (Computer Based Training) –

CDC eLearning Site

On-line OSHA 10 & 30 Hour Training Authorized Providers –

American Institute for CPCU and Insurance Institute of America Courses –

National Council on Compensation Insurance, Inc. –

Governance Risk Compliance Security International –

EPA Mold Website–

Associate in Risk Management for Public Entities (ARM-P) –

Certified Safety Professional (CSP) –

Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) –

Occupational Safety and Health Technology Degree and Certificate Programs at the Community College of Baltimore County –

West Virginia University Safety & Health Extension Service –

Disaster Recovery Institute –

The Institute of Internal Auditors – 

The National Alliance's Risk Management Courses –

Association of Contingency Planners (ACP) – and the ACP's Central Maryland Chapter site –

Mid Atlantic Disaster Recovery Assoc. (MADRA) –

Non-Profit Risk Management Center – Business Continuity Planning Course –

On-Line Fire Extinguisher Training (does not contain a hands on component) –

Key Personnel and NIMS Training for Schools and Higher Education Institutions – 

Maryland Fire Marshal Crowd Manager e-Course –

Property Related Links

Green Building and Education

U.S. Green Building Council "LEED for Schools" Information –

USGBC Maryland –

Green Globes

Maryland Association for Environmental & Outdoor Education –

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) – Creating Healthy Indoor Air Quality in Schools –

American Society of Heating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHAE)–publications/bookstore/indoor-air-quality-guide

EPA's Healthy School Environment Resources –

EPA's On-line Introduction to Mold and Mold Remediation –

Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection, Mold Information –

IAQ Scientific Findings Resource Bank –

Property Conservation Sites

The National Fire Protection Association –

Emergency Planning Guidelines from US Department of Education –

National Clearinghouse for Educational Facilities –

CERT Resources –

Chemical Safety

School Chemistry Laboratory Safety Guide published by The Centers For Disease Control –

EPA's Schools Chemical Cleanout Campaign –

Mercury Report – Children's Exposure to Elemental Mercury –

Maryland Science Safety Manual

Internet Safety

FBI- Kids Safety An interactive tutorial for students by the FBI; ideal tool to incorporate into internet safety education. Digital Safety: Staying Safe Online 

Digital Safety Resources –

Common Sense Education – lesson plans for teaching internet safety and digital citizenship education.