Multi- Hazard School Safety Planning Toolkit
Based on the National Incident Management (NIMS) model, this toolkit has been developed by multiple government agencies and school representatives. The Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency and Pennsylvania Department of Education announced on July 2, 2009 that the "All-Hazards" School Safety Planning Toolkit is now available for schools, school districts and emergency responders in Pennsylvania. The planning toolkit includes essential resources, such as legal citations, guidelines and other reference material, to help plan for all types of emergencies and disasters, whether natural or man-made.
Memo to Educational Institutions (7/1/2009)
This letter was sent to educational institutions from the Department of Education and the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency announcing the availability of the toolkit.
Department of Education and Emergency Management Agency (7/1/2009). This press release announces the availability of the toolkit.
Schools are encouraged to develop All-Hazard Plans in collaboration with local police, fire and EMS. Contact information for EMS Regional Councils can be accessed by clicking here
Updated: June 25, 2016