ERIC Number: ED405630
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993
A Primer for School Risk Management: Creating and Maintaining District and Site-Based Liability Prevention Programs.
Dunklee, Dennis R.; Shoop, Robert J.
This book offers guidelines for school district authorities in establishing or expanding the role of districtwide risk management and gives direction for the development of individual school-based risk-management programs. Part 1 relates fundamental constructs of risk management to school site-level and district-level management. Chapters address the issues of risk management and insurance, the relationship of risk management to education, and the organization of a comprehensive risk-management program. Part 2 demonstrates the application of these fundamental constructs to specific areas of concern--specifically, programs for personnel, environmental, and safety management--and discusses problem-identification areas and their implications for risk management. The third part deals with related issues--workers' compensation, alternative dispute resolution, countersuit and frivolous litigation, community use of facilities and grounds, and healthy buildings--and their implications. The book contains nine figures, sample safety checklists, and forms. Endnotes accompany each chapter. (LMI)
Descriptors: Civil Law, Compliance (Legal), Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, Legal Problems, Legal Responsibility, Risk, School Based Management, School Safety, Torts
Allyn and Bacon, 160 Gould Street, Needham Heights, MA 02194.
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A