Classroom Lockdown Kits

Over the past few months many of our school district’s safety teams have begun discussing and researching the value of classroom lockdown kits. During a lockdown event, it is reasonable to believe that staff and students could be locked inside of their classrooms for an extended period of time while law enforcement officials sweep and … Continued

NYS Mold Assessor Course Rescheduled April 16-19, 2019

April 16-19, 2019  8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Location:  Northeastern New York Safety & Health Council  45 Colvin Avenue  Albany, NY  12206  This 32 hour course will provide the required training for professionals who will perform mold inspections and design mold remediation plans. Under New York State Law it is unlawful for any contractor to … Continued

Best Practice Considerations for Schools in Active Shooter and Other Armed Assailant Drills

The National Association of School Psychologists and the National Association of School Resource Officers have provided a guidance document on Best Practice Considerations for Schools in Active Shooter and Other Armed Assailant Drills. The National Association of School Psychologists and the National Association of School Resource Officers have partnered to provide this guidance on armed assailant … Continued

Risk Intervention/Threat Assessment Workshop for Schools April 17, 2018

Needham Risk Management will be holding a second risk intervention/threat assessment workshop for schools on April 17th at the Large Group Instruction Room in Cohoes High School from 9:00 A.M. until 12:00 noon. The workshop will cover a variety of topics, including: • SAVE (Safe Schools Against Violence in Education) and DASA (Dignity for All … Continued

Warren County Safety Certificate Program Graduation January 20, 2017

The latest group of participants in the Warren County Safety Certificate Program were recognized on January 20, 2017. The goal of the program is to enhance knowledge of safety and health standards and best practices to promote creating a safer and healthier work environment. Each participant completed 3 core courses and 3 electives to receive … Continued

Green Cleaning Academy

Needham Risk Management is pleased to annouce in-house training for custodians and cleaning professional based on best management practices for green cleaning. This training program consists of three 4-hour modules which combine classroom and hands-on training. Topics will include: The Basics of Green Cleaning Restroom Cleaning Carpet Care Floor Care Managing Change Enhanced Green Cleanaing … Continued

New OSHA Standard for Construction Work in Confined Spaces

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued a new standard for construction work in confined spaces which will be effective 8/3/2015 and will also eventually apply to the public sector once New York State Department of Labor adopts the regulation.

CDC – Heads Up Concussion Training

Heads Up: Concussion in Youth Sports is a free, online course available to coaches, parents, and others helping to keep athletes safe from concussion.