These resources are designed for the unique set of safety challenges that school employees face.

COVID-19 school safety: Resources for re-opening schools [PDF]                  
The best resources for re-opening schools, curated by SAIF's safety team. 

Preventing infectious disease in schools: Cleaning and disinfecting high-touch surfaces [PDF]
This handout provides ideas for reducing the risk of infectious disease transmission through surface contact and includes links to helpful resources.

General safety in the Special education classroom [PDF]
This handout addresses general safety in the special education classroom.

Strategies for safety in special education [PDF]
This resource discusses proactive management strategies for safety in special education.

School district employee safety management assessment [PDF]
Created to provide school districts with best practices for the prevention of employee injuries.

Safety for schools: Short discussion guides [PDF]
Designed to help school administrators lead a short training and discussion with teaching staff.
Individual discussion guides:

Entire guide of short trainings and discussions.

Safety Talk: Stop falls before they stop you (ESD 112)
Tips for preventing slips, trips, and falls in 14 situations, plus access to more safety tools in "Archives by Topic."

A clean sweep: Safe work practices for custodians (BCSSA/WorkSafeBC) [PDF]
Illustrated guides on 27 common tasks for custodians.

Healthy school environments (EPA)
Resources to establish, maintain or enhance a school environmental health program.

Indoor air quality: Tools for schools program (EPA)
Interactive tools to develop your own indoor air quality program.

Reducing the risk of injury to child care workers (WorkSafeBC)
A collection of information sheets covering many common child care tasks that includes tips for preventing musculoskeletal disorders.

Video library

DVD (no streaming available)

  • Bloodborne pathogens for school custodians | OCCUPAT-05 (English/Spanish)
    15 minutes | Your school custodian has a hazardous job. That's why she must learn t … Read more


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