Risk Management Education

Maintaining a safe environment for students and staff is a priority for any school administration. We can help when time and resources are scarce and even the everyday risks facing your school may seem unmanageable. 

Working with your agent, we are committed to assisting each of our insured educational institutions in achieving their safety goals and objectives.

In the insured portal, you'll find: 

  • Access to Certified School Risk Managers gives you the guidance you need when you need it.
  • 200+ SafeSchools Online Courses designed for bus drivers, custodians, cafeteria workers, teachers and administrators help make your school safer while saving you time and money.
  • Webinars covering contemporary issues such as concussion management, legal rights of transgender individuals, protecting school information from cyber criminals and drug and violence prevention are available.
  • Loss Analysis focuses on vulnerable areas to help you reduce accidents and disruption.
  • School Risk Management Manual is available to school policyholders.
    Safety Recognition Programs are available.
  • Safety Service Program
    • Identifies conditions that can lead to accidents and provides recommended solutions.
    • Meaningful measurement on how your school performs compared to others and how you are doing over time.

School policyholders also get a 25% discount on background checks and a 10% discount on safety supplies. Talk to your agent.  

Risk Management 

Below you'll find timely and reliable information on common and evolving exposures within schools.

Texting in Schools

Athletics risk 

School Security 

  • K-12 School Security Guide and School Security Survey. This guide provides preventive and protective measures to address the threat of gun violence in schools.
  • The U.S Secret Service National Threat Assessment Center (NTAC) released a guide “Enhancing School Safety Using a Threat Assessment Model: An Operational Guide for Preventing Targeted School Violence” to help schools deal with potential violence incidents. More about Armed Security in schools here

Digital Risk

Hazard Risk

  • Opioid addiction
  • The Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA) recently released the first edition of “Safer, Stronger, Smarter: A Guide to Improving School Natural Hazard Safety” FEMA P-1000. The new guide presents information on identifying natural hazards that could threaten a school, making new and existing school buildings more resistant to damage from natural disasters, emergency planning and disaster recovery. 
  • Clothes dryers are commonly used in a variety of businesses and educational institutions. These appliances have a long track record of reliable operation but they can be a cause of fire when the proper safety practices are not followed. 
  • Controlling Fire and Smoke Damage in Educational Institutions

Policyholders can get more detailed Risk Management assistance and help at our exclusive Customer Care center