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NJEA Health & Safety Conference
NOTE: Registration deadline has been extended to Oct. 29. Agenda FRIDAY 4:00 p.m…….. Registration 6:00 p.m…….. Dinner/Program Welcome HSN Updates SATURDAY 7:30 a.m…… Breakfast 9:00 a.m…… Session 1 10:30 a.m…… Break 11:00…
NOTE: Registration deadline has been extended to Oct. 29.
4:00 p.m…….. Registration
6:00 p.m…….. Dinner/Program Welcome
7:30 a.m…… Breakfast
9:00 a.m…… Session 1
10:30 a.m…… Break
11:00 a.m…… Session 2
12:30 p.m…… Lunch
During the pandemic, all arrangements are subject to change in response to public health directives.
1. IS YOUR DISTRICT READY TO BE RESCUED BY THE AMERICAN RESCUE PLAN?
The largest investment in public education in America’s history is happening right now. Learn how to make sure your district spends it wisely and not wastefully.
2. BREATHING BAD: INDOOR AIR QUALITY & MOLD
Bad indoor air quality can make a bad workplace worse. It’s also directly related to mold growth. This presentation will cover the basics of ventilation and filtration. You will also learn how to identify, document, and improve the temperature and humidity conditions that cause mold.
3. MERCURY IN GYM FLOORS & LEAD IN THE WATER: WHERE DID IT COME FROM AND WHAT CAN BE DONE ABOUT IT?
Discover how we got mercury in our gym floors, how to identify if it’s in your school and what to do if you find it. Also, learn about the risks of ingesting lead, the laws in place, and the funding that will help us replace lead pipes.
4. 10 STEPS: INVOLVING MEMBERS ON HEALTH & SAFETY ISSUES AND THE ROLE OF HEALTH & SAFETY COMMITTEES IN POST-COVID EDUCATION
Your local health and safety committee should be an integral part of your district’s response to the new normal. Find out what you can do to organize a health and safety committee and to become part of the planning and oversight of your district’s critical mission to get education back on track in New Jersey.
5. SCHOOL SAFETY & SECURITY: RECOGNIZING INDICATORS OF POTENTIAL VIOLENCE
This session will inform attendees of traits and characteristics, as well as behaviors, that may indicate a student’s potential for committing acts of targeted violence. The concept of behavioral threat assessment and the construction of threat assessment/ screening teams will be discussed.
6. DISASTERS: THEY CAN HAPPEN & NURSES CAN HELP!
When disaster strikes, how do we as a health and safety committee respond? Learn about the safety of yourself and children and identify your responsibilities.
7. PROJECT FIRSTLINE FOR SCHOOL NURSES: TRIAGE & SCREENING, CRISIS STANDARDS OF CARE
This training will cover hand hygiene, personal protective equipment, and the basics of COVID-19 and virus transmission.