Wednesday, September 25th, 2013

School Safety in the News

Posted by Rachael Ballard Filed under: Awards, Crisis Response, Internet Safety

Cincinnati school safety: Oak Hills High School gets full-time dog trained to sniff out drugs, guns

Back to school: Security heightened after Newtown

School Safety On Rural Campuses

School Police: “Cyber Bullying” Top Safety Concern


Wednesday, September 18th, 2013

Awareness Highlight: Preparing for National Bullying Prevention Month

Posted by Rachael Ballard Filed under: Bullying

Started as an awareness program introduced by PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center in October 2006, October’s National Bullying Prevention Month is now a full-fledged initiative full of events and activities to help raise attention to the myriad concerns about bullying. The goal of National Bullying Prevention Month is to not only raise awareness about bullying and provide the latest resources to those who need them, it is to inform society that bullying can be addressed through education and support.


Monday, September 16th, 2013

Customer Highlight: Forest Hills goes Self-Insured with PublicSchoolWORKS

Posted by Rachael Ballard Filed under: Compliance, OSHA, Workers' Comp

Choosing between using an insurance provider or being self-insured was one of the big decisions Forest Hills School District (FHSD) in Cincinnati, OH, was considering in 2010. While deciding to go self-insured can be a scary endeavor for school administrators, using an effective safety management system provides a safety net. FHSD was looking to save money by going self-insured, but needed the safety net of to ensure their entire safety program was being implemented, managed and sustained, and they did so with PublicSchoolWORKS.


Wednesday, September 11th, 2013

Product Highlight: Staff Misconduct Reporting System

Posted by Rachael Ballard Filed under: Compliance

As staff members complete their mandated annual training, a popular topic of discussion is staff misconduct. However, if staff members are not equipped with the proper tools, they may feel uncomfortable or even be discouraged to report staff misconduct concerns all together.


Wednesday, September 4th, 2013

Safety Thought: A New School Year Means a New Start

Posted by Rachael Ballard Filed under: Compliance, Courses, MSDS, OSHA, Workers' Comp

As students and teachers come back to school, the start of the new year comes with ongoing and increased responsibilities, including staff safety training, safety tasks and more. Start the year off right by letting PublicSchoolWORKS manage these things for you.

PublicSchoolWORKS helps districts manage a wide variety of school safety concerns, including: