Safer Science: The Safety Legal Paper Trailby: Ken Roy

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To avoid the potential for litigation, teachers need to be informed. They must know how to prevent accidents and should be proactive to protect both themselves and students from harm in the classroom. The following actions are recommended to help teachers maintain a safe working environment by protecting students from unreasonable risks of harm. Also, these actions will help teachers remain safe from litigation. If litigation does arise, these actions provide a paper trail that documents a teacher’s efforts to prevent harm to students.

Grades
  • High
Publication Date
2/1/2009

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Reviews (3)
  • on Fri Nov 30, 2012 8:35 PM

This article has great advice, and is written in a format that is easy to read.

Kelly O'Connor  (Waukegan, IL)
Kelly O'Connor (Waukegan, IL)

  • on Fri Nov 30, 2012 8:32 PM

This article has great advice, and is written in a format that is easy to read.

Kelly O'Connor  (Waukegan, IL)
Kelly O'Connor (Waukegan, IL)

  • on Sat Dec 04, 2010 2:57 PM

Excellent overview of teacher liability related to safety which includes a section on how to teach students about safety. Article also addresses the teacher as a role model for safety. Appropriate for middle and high school classes.

Patricia McGinnis  (Pottstown, PA)
Patricia McGinnis (Pottstown, PA)


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