ERIC Number: ED199806
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: N/A
School Safety Handbook. A Handbook for School Business Officials and School Safety Supervisors. Research Bulletin No. 23.
Haering, Franklin C.
A wide variety of school safety guidelines are included in this handbook. The introduction provides guidelines for delegating responsibility to school personnel. Procedures for developing safety policies and for establishing school safety councils and committees are outlined. A chapter on traffic control specifies procedures for pavement marking and the use of traffic signs, school crossing protection and school transportation. The manual also details the responsibilties of various school personnel in the development and implementation of school emergency procedures and provides general safety information regarding a wide variety of specific topics, such as lifting heavy objects, working around machines, preparing food, protecting parts of the body, and safe handling of foods. Guidelines for special activities areas cover use of power machinery, poisonous plants, toxic substances, driver education, physical education, animals in the classroom, and safety days. Topics related to buildings and grounds include fire drills and after school activities. Four appendices provide checklists for accident prevention, school safety, food service safety, and the use of power mowers. A bibliography of safety publications is included. (JEH)
Descriptors: Accident Prevention, Administrator Guides, Administrator Responsibility, Administrator Role, Advisory Committees, Driver Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Emergency Programs, Fire Protection, Physical Education, Safety Education, Safety Equipment, School Policy, School Safety, Student Transportation, Traffic Safety
Publications Dept., Research Corp. of the Association of School Business Officials, of the United States and Canada, 720 Garden St., Park Ridge, IL 60068 ($5.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Association of School Business Officials, Chicago, IL.; National Safety Council, Chicago, IL.
Identifiers: Safety Directors