Risk Management

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We strive to enhance the school communities of our members by embracing and supporting effective risk management strategies. Effective Risk Management allows you to take risks and reach your goals more efficiently and with less disruptions. MABE provides its members with options to manage these risks through a combination of tools including:

  • Review of historical loss analysis
  • Hazard identification and risk assessment
  • Risk retention
  • Risk avoidance
  • Risk transfer (through insurance or contractual vehicles)
  • Training to raise awareness

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To gain access to the secured portion of our Risk Management site, please login below. To create an account, please email risk@mabe.org.

Risk Links

General Risk Management

Maryland Codes
Consumer Product Safety Commission
Centers for Disease Control & Prevention
CPSC's Listing of Consumer Product Recalls
ConsumerSafety.org (Recall Information)
Research on the Health & Safety of Common Household Products
Electrical Safety Foundation International
United Educators Managing Risks at K-12 Schools
School Improvement in Maryland
Food-Safe Schools
Expert Panel Report on Preventing Slip and Falls within Schools
Safe Routes to School
Crime Prevention Resources
Homeland Security Active Shooter Preparedness
How to Prepare for and Respond During and After an Active Shooter Incident
Tools for Teachers

Student Athletics

National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment
National Athletic Trainers' Association
Immediate Post-Concussion Assessment and Cognitive Testing (ImPACT)

Fleet Management & School Bus Operation

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations
SaferBus App
Evaluation of Motor Coach Carriers
State of Maryland Policies and Procedures for Fleet Management
Kids, the School Bus and You

Youth at Work

OSHA Information
National Safety Council's Teen Driver Webpage
NIOSH Information
The National Young Worker Safety Resource Center
Work Safe BC

Continuing Education

The National Alliance's Risk Management Courses
National Council on Compensation Insurance, Inc.
American Institute for CPCU and Insurance Institute of America Courses
Associate in Risk Management for Public Entities (ARM-P)
The Institute of Internal Auditors
The State of Washington's Office of Financial Management Website on Agency Enterprise Risk Management

Employee Computer-Based Learning

Public School Works
SafeSchools
DuPont eLearning Courses
CDC eLearning Site
BrightTalk Recorded Webinars and Videos
TedTalks

Employee Safety & Health

American Society of Safety Engineers
Certified Safety Professional (CSP)
Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH)
Safety Information Resources, Inc; MSDS Index
Governance Risk Compliance Security International
Occupational Safety and Health Technology Degree and Certificate Programs at the Community College of Baltimore County
West Virginia University Safety & Health Extension Service
On-line OSHA 10 & 30 Hour Training Authorized Providers
Electric Arc Flash Awareness Video
Incident Rate Calculator
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
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 Occupational Safety & Health
Healthy Advice from the U.S. Dept of Health & Human Services
Non-Profit Risk Management Center – Workplace Safety ToolKit
Injury Topics and Fact Sheets from the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control
OSHA's free Health and Safety Plan software (eHASP2)

Business Continuity / Continuous Operations Training

On Line Disaster Preparedness Training
Disaster Recovery Institute
Mid Atlantic Disaster Recovery Assoc. (MADRA)
Association of Continuity Professionals
Non-Profit Risk Management Center – Business Continuity Planning Course
FEMA Training
Maryland Fire Marshal Crowd Manager e-Course

Green Building & Education / Indoor Air Quality

U.S. Green Building Council "LEED for Schools" Information
USGBC Maryland
IAQ Scientific Findings Resource Bank
Green Globes
Maryland Association for Environmental & Outdoor Education
American Society of Heating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHAE)
Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection, Mold Information
EPA Mold Website
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) – Creating Healthy Indoor Air Quality in Schools
EPA's On-line Introduction to Mold and Mold Remediation
EPA's Healthy School Environment Resources
American Industrial Hygiene Association, Potomac Chapter
EPA Mold Remediation Training

Property Conservation

The National Fire Protection Association
On-Line Fire Extinguisher Training
Emergency Planning Guidelines from US Department of Education
CERT Resources
National Clearinghouse for Educational Facilities

Chemical Safety

Maryland Science Safety Manual
CDC School Chemistry Laboratory Safety Guide
Mercury Report – Children's Exposure to Elemental Mercury
EPA's Schools Chemical Cleanout Campaign

Internet Safety

Digital Safety Resources
Common Sense Education
CyberSecurity – The Federal Government's Guides for Basic Internet Safety and Security