School Health & Safety Websites

New Jersey Healthy School Facility Environments
www.state.nj.us/health/healthyschools
Access to the online resources of seven New Jersey state agencies and two federal agencies on issues such as indoor air quality, mold, hazardous substances, and construction dust and noise.

EPA Healthy School Environment Resources
http://cfpub.epa.gov/schools/index.cfm
Healthy School Environment Resources is a gateway to on-line resources to help facility managers, school administrators, architects, design engineers, school nurses, parents, teachers and staff to address environmental health issues in schools.

National Clearinghouse for Educational Facilities
www.edfacilities.org
The National Clearinghouse for Educational Facilities (NCEF) provides information on planning, designing, funding, building, improving, and maintaining safe, healthy, high performance schools. There are resource lists on 120 topics. Each list includes descriptions of books, studies, reports, and journal articles, as well as links to online publications and websites.

EPA Indoor Air Quality, Tools for Schools
www.epa.gov/iaq/schools
The IAQ Tools for Schools Program is a comprehensive resource to help maintain a healthy environment in school buildings by identifying, correcting, and preventing IAQ problems.

EPA Indoor Air Quality, Design Tools for Schools
www.epa.gov/iaq/schooldesign
IAQ Design Tools for Schools provides both detailed guidance as well as links to other information resources to help design new schools as well as repair, renovate and maintain existing facilities. Though its primary focus is indoor air quality, it is also intended to encourage school districts to embrace the concept of designing high performance schools, an integrated, "whole building" approach to addressing a myriad of important – and sometimes competing – priorities, such as energy efficiency, indoor air quality, day-lighting, materials efficiency, and safety, and doing so in the context of tight budgets and limited staff.

New Jersey Safe Schools Manual
www.njsafeschools.org/manual.html
The Safe Schools Manual is a manual of 79 self-inspection checklists covering environmental, health and safety regulations for secondary occupational and career orientation programs in New Jersey public schools. 

National Education Association, Health Information Network
www.neahin.org
The mission of NEA HIN is to improve health, safety, and student achievement by providing school employees with vital, effective, and timely health information through parent, community, public, and private partnerships.

NEA: What’s Your IEQ? A Roadmap to School Indoor Environmental Quality
https://sites.nea.org/academy/onlinecourses/environ-quality.html

NEA: Indoor Air Quality Lesson Plans
http://neahin.org/Lesson_Plan/iaqlessonplanindex.html

American Federation of Teachers, Health and Safety Information
www.aft.org/issues/healthsafety/workplace/

New Jersey School Security Unit
www.nj.gov/education/schools/security/