March 1, 2015



General Risk Management Sites

Links to Various Maryland Codes –

Hurricanes-Messages for Schools from the CDC –

Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) –

CPSC's Listing of Consumer Product Recalls –

Consumer Reports School Safety Alert Program –

The ASSE Council on Practices and Standards has developed a Business of Safety Committee (BoSC) Site –

Research the health and safety effects of common household 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 –

Employee Safety Sites

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) –

Incident Rate Calculator -

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 -

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 –

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

Teen Driver Safety Training – The Chesapeake Region Safety Council, which is the local chapter of the National Safety Council, recently released a teen driver safety program. The Council welcomes the opportunity to meet with schools, PTA's and other groups to spread the word regarding this important topic. Please review the Council's program at: The Council can be contacted at 1-800-875-4770.

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 –

American Institute for CPCU and Insurance Institute of America Courses –

National Council on Compensation Insurance, Inc. Experience Rating –

Governance Risk Compliance Security International –

EPA Mold Course –

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 –

The Institute for Continuity Management –

The Institute of Internal Auditors – and the IIA's Baltimore Chapter site –

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 of Environmental for Outdoor Education –

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)- Tools for 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 –

MD Department of the Environment Facts on Mold –

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