Welcome to National Safe School Accreditation

Importance

WHY IS IT IMPORTANT FOR A SCHOOL TO BE “SAFE”?

lead_largeThe elementary purpose of school is to teach students to become both, independent and interdependent while in the pursuit of academic excellence. A school is a unique social institution where teachers create a learning environment for the students helping them to innovate, create and contribute to society. A school serves as a microcosmic model of the society; reflecting all that is good and bad in the society. Every parent hopes that that their ward is as safe, protected and taken care of in school, as is at home.

A school faces various school safety related risks and challenges, to cite a few:

  • Walk to school safely
  • Bicycle rider safety
  • Student transportation
  • Playground injuries
  • School indiscipline
  • Challenges posed by Field Visits, Excursions , Social Programs
  • Information Security and Social Media
  • School violence
  • Youth violence
  • School Shooting
  • Vandalism
  • Sexual abuse
  • Suicide
  • School Health Index
  • Noise Exposures
  • Dangerous intruders
  • Gang violence
  • Bomb threats
  • Terrorisms
  • Missing person
  • Accidents and injuries
  • Gas leaks or chemical spills
  • Downed power lines
  • Floods
  • Food & Hygiene practices
  • Contaminated food
  • Suspicious packages
  • Hazardous materials
  • Hurricanes/Tornadoes
  • Fire
  • Earthquakes
  • Severe winter storms / ice