ERIC Number: ED337852
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
Guidelines for Emergency Preparedness in Schools.
Manitoba Dept. of Education and Training, Winnipeg.
Guidelines to assist local school authorities in the development and implementation of an emergency preparedness program are provided in this booklet. The first part describes the stages and components of an emergency preparation program, some of which include response organization and control, school closing and reopening, communication, evacuation/dispersal/shelter, transport, and first aid. The next part discusses the need for implementing training programs for personnel and for including education programs in the curriculum. Assessment and public relations are discussed in the final sections. Appendices contain a list of school authorities' responsibilities, a plan for emergency school closure, an emergency plan outline, and a suggested letter to parents. (LMI)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Manitoba Dept. of Education and Training, Winnipeg.