Risk Management


Sky-high COVID-19 Positivity Rates in Austin Schools Worry Health Officials

Sky-high COVID-19 Positivity Rates in Austin Schools Worry Health Officials

In Travis County TX, the COVID-19 testing positivity rate is 20.2% at high schools, 27.1% at middle schools, 19.8% at elementary schools and 10% at preschools.

Managing COVID-19

Managing COVID-19

Schools and universities are faced with an extraordinary challenge this fall. They need to create plans on preventing, identifying and managing people with potential Covid-19 infection and exposure while providing high-quality education.

Omnisol application.

New Product Helps Make Surfaces Self-Disinfecting Over Time

NanoVapor Biotech announced the launch of OMNISOL®, a new line of spray-on anti-microbials that provides long-term solutions to sanitizing surfaces to protect against harmful pathogens.

Integrating Safety and Health

Preparing to open schools each year has always involved repairs and replacements, but the COVID-19 pandemic has upended that process.

School counselor speaking to a student with hand over his face.

Iowa City School District Developing “Care Assessment” Teams for School Safety

The Iowa City Community School District is developing a team to implement an assessment model that prevents violence and resolves conflict.

University Hall at Ohio State University.

OSU Creates Safety Task Force After Shooting Death Near Campus

The task force was created in the wake of the shooting death of 23-year-old OSU student, Chase Meola on Oct. 11.

New Bus Safety Technology Installed on Carroll County Public Schools Bus Fleet

New Bus Safety Technology Installed on Carroll County Public Schools Bus Fleet

Carroll County Public Schools in Maryland has outfitted its entire fleet of 311 school buses with new safety technology to help reduce cars from illegally passing buses when they are stopped.

Student raising her hand during remote instruction from teacher.

Virtual Learning Safety Tips

Because so many are online, sometimes schools forget to effectively communicate directly with parents about the steps that need to be taken in order to keep our kids safe at school — and at home.



Surviving COVID-19: Bringing Students Back to Campus

Surviving COVID-19: Bringing Students Back to Campus

As COVID-19 continues to spread across the United States, lawmakers, school district leaders, and parents are debating and discussing the merits and pitfalls of bringing students back into the classroom this fall.

Students wearing face masks on a college campus.

COVID-19 Cases Surge Among College-Aged People, CDC reports

Two new reports by the CDC conclude that COVID-19 is spreading on college campuses due to close living conditions, the increase of social gatherings, and disregard for mask wearing.  

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