Safety Checklist Program for Schools
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication Number 2004-101
Includes background information and an overview of the contents of the Program.
Chapter 1: Making Sense of Regulations
Presents an explanation of the Federal regulatory agencies and regulations.
Chapter 2: How to Establish an Effective Occupational Safety and Health and Environmental Safety Program
Includes practical steps for establishing a safety program in the school.
Chapter 3: Implementing a Checklist Program
Includes practical steps for the administrator and safety coordinator to take when using the checklists and implementing a safety checklist program.
Chapter 4: Safety Checklists and Indices
Includes an alphabetical listing of safety checklists and three indexes:
- Alphabetical Listing of Safety Checklists
Career-Technical Programs Index
- Appendix A: Resource Agencies and Organizations
Provides information and links to Federal government agencies, university-based organizations, professional/standard-setting organizations, sources of Federal regulations, commercial newsletter companies that publish Federal regulations, and several other organizations related to occupational safety and health.
- Appendix B: Using the Safety Checklists to Teach Students about Occupational Safety and Health
Contains tips for using the checklists to teach students about occupational safety and health.
- Appendix C: Suggestions for Facilitating Inspections
Lists practical suggestions for facilitating inspections.
- Appendix D: Emergency Procedures in Schools in the Event of a Chemical Spill
Outlines emergency steps suggested by regulatory standards for dealing with a chemical spill.
- Appendix E: Text of Selected Regulations
Provides links to OSHA regulations for construction and general industry regulations. Includes the actual text of most common Federal regulations in the workplace such as employee emergency plans and fire prevention plans, personal protective equipment and respirators, and medical and first aid.
Contains numerous links to publications, databases and other resources to aid in establishing a safety and health program.