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School Administrator’s Guide to Preventing Sexual Abuse & Misconduct

Recently, our Excess insurance carrier PRISM (formerly CSAC-EIA) released a guide regarding preventing SAM (Sexual abuse & molestation) cases from arising within schools. This guide is a compilation of industry best practices, management strategies, forms, templates, and resources. Due to the amount of work that went in to creating this guide, [...]

Free Sanitizer and Disinfectant Training for Teachers and Support Staff

Were you aware that sanitizers and disinfectants were classified as pesticides? The Healthy Schools Act (HSA) requires anyone using any pesticide at a school or childcare center to complete HSA training, annually. DPR has created several courses that fulfill the requirements set forth from the HSA, all free of cost. These [...]

COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Schools

DOWNLOAD THE FAQ HERE Patricia Eyres, Managing Partner at Eyres Law Group, under the partnership with our excess carrier CSAC-EIA has produced a Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) regarding the COVID-19 Pandemic as it relates to Schools. In this FAQ, you will find sections covering a variety of topics such as: [...]

Important Changes Coming

Federal OSHA has revised requirements for recording and submitting records of workplace injury and illness, and the rule is effective January 1, 2017. Under the new rule, some of the recorded information will be submitted to OSHA electronically for posting to the OSHA website. All public entities with 250 or [...]

AB 1432 – Mandated Child Abuse Reporting

On September 29, 2014, Governor Brown signed Assembly Bill 1432 - Mandated Child Abuse Reporting: School Employees Training. This law became effective January 1, 2015, and requires school districts, county offices of education, charter schools, state special schools and diagnostic centers operated by the Dept. of Education to: Annually provide [...]

By |March 24th, 2015|School Districts|

Playground Safety

The playground is a fun-filled place. However, with the dramatic increase in playground-related injuries over the past two decades, it is also a place that requires adult supervision. United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) statistics estimate that more than 200,000 playground-related injuries occur each year resulting in emergency room [...]

Social Networks…Know The Risks & Issues

Social networking sites allow you to express yourself and keep in touch with coworkers, associates, friends by exchanging messages or comments and posting personal profiles describing you and your interests. If practiced safely, there can be many positive aspects of social networking. You can connect with friends and other like [...]

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