Families and communities expect that schools will keep children safe from hazards and threats.
Developing a well-thoughtout emergency plan is important to ensure an effective response and to limit harm.
This infographic outlines some important steps to be better prepared to handle emergencies at your school.
This guide provides recommendations in the development of plans not only to respond to an emergency, but also outlines how Schools (K-12) can plan for preventing, protecting against, mitigating the impact of and recovering from these emergencies. Developed by Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), a part of the Department of Homeland Security.
This document presents excerpts from a sample school emergency operations plan (EOP). This sample plan is for training purposes only and is based on a fictional school and county. It is important to tailor all emergency operations plans to the specific hazards and needs of your jurisdiction and school district.
Download this popular and informative webinar that provides tips to expanding, establishing and enhancing public access defibrillation programs on campus.
This Federal, first responder guidance translates evidence-based response strategies from the U.S. military’s vast experience into the civilian first responder environment. Developed by Department of Homeland Security.
School nurses play a vital part in developing and implementing emergency response procedures.
They provide leadership in all phases of emergency preparedness and response including: