School Action for Safety & Health (SASH) Materials (California)

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The School Action for Safety and Health (SASH) Program is a state-wide initiative to help school districts reduce the high rate of work-related injuries and illnesses among school employees. Visit the SASH project page for more details.

UPCOMING SASH TRAININGS:

LOHP regularly conducts SASH trainings throughout the year. Visit the Upcoming Trainings page for an up-to-date list of upcoming SASH trainings.

SASH MATERIALS

The SASH Program offers a variety of free written materials to help school employees identify and address health and safety issues in the school environment. Materials include:

  • The complete SASH Binder, which includes:
    • Factsheets on hazards commonly found in schools.
    • Checklists and other tools to help identify problems, investigate and learn from accidents, and keep track of safety activities.
    • Tip sheets for employees on the hazards and solutions for their particular occupation.
  • An online template for writing an injury and illness prevention plan, with an accompanying Guidebook.
  • A poster for school employees promoting their involvement in safety activities.
  • An online resource guide that provides additional school-related materials on particular hazards/issues and a list of agencies and organizations.
  • A tipsheet for paraeducators on preventing injuries from student behaviors.
  • SASH Newsletters

THE SASH RESOURCE CENTER

LOHP also staffs the SASH Program’s Resource Center. The Resource Center is available to help school districts find additional information and obtain assistance after the trainings.

NATIONAL SASH

In addition to the SASH program in California, LOHP has received funding from NIOSH to adapt the California SASH program for a national audience. Click below for the national version of the SASH materials and training program which can be used to promote implementation of effective health and safety programs in school districts in other states.

In addition to the SASH program in California, LOHP has received funding from NIOSH to adapt the California SASH program for a national audience. Click below for the national version of the SASH materials and training program which can be used to promote implementation of effective health and safety programs in school districts in other states.

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