Much like any other workplace, public and private educational institutions are required by law to protect their employees. Private schools fall under the jurisdiction of federal OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration), while public schools fall under similar standards enforced by most states.
Educational institutions that use vans or buses to transport students or employees also need to comply with stringent federal or state transportation safety regulations. Even if a school only contracts for transportation services, there’s the potential of vicarious liability if a non-compliant, unsafe carrier is hired.
Regardless of the type of school, there are safety hazards in every educational institution, from laboratories to janitorial and maintenance areas, building and grounds maintenance, and more.
Protect your educational institution from risk by ensuring you’re aware of, and complying with, all of the regulations and requirements that apply. J. J. Keller’s Consulting Services offer the expertise and ongoing guidance to keep your educational institute in compliance.
For the industry’s most comprehensive safety solution, we offer a unique Compliance Program model that delivers ongoing support from an expert health & safety consultant working directly with you to assess your risk, develop a customized plan to mitigate those risks, then provide the insights and resources to deliver the results you need.
Compliance programs for both workplace safety and transportation include our:
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