Safety & Risk Management Council News
Safety Notebook Now Available Online
The SRM Council's Safety Notebook is now available to purchase as individual articles from AAHPERD's online book store. This popular publication is a valuable tool for every physical education teacher, athletic director, and coach who must manage risk and promote safety. It is also a great supplement or addendum to any textbook in the field of safety, risk management, sport management, and sports law.
The CD version of the Safety Notebook, produced in 2007 will be discontinued once supplies run out. Buy 6 or more articles and receive a 20% discount! View the articles.
Liability and Public School Facilities
San Diego, CA, June 8, 2010 – Encouraging physical activity is vital to positive health outcomes and is a worthwhile public health goal. Although most public schools have some recreational facilities that could be used outside of regular school hours, concerns over liability have limited their use. In a study in the July issue of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, researchers reviewed the recreational use statues in all 50 states and found that liability protections could be improved, in some cases, with minor legislative changes, consequently opening up school facilities for increased recreational use benefiting the entire community. Read about the findings.
View a related article published in Miller-McCune online.