Scenario Learning’s latestaddition to its “SafeSchools”staff training product line,Bloodborne Pathogens: AnnualRefresher, is designed to helpschool districts meet their annualbloodborne pathogens (BBP)training requirement as mandatedby the Occupational Safetyand Health Administration. Thecourse,availableonline for$5 per employeeor asa CD-ROMfor $249,providesrelevantinformation about BBP,including disease identification,symptoms, and vaccinationoptions; correct exposurecontrolprocedures; universalprecautions; and BBP incidentcleanup and disposal guidelines.In addition, the training courseprovides instructors withsupport materials such asMicrosoft PowerPoint presentations,course assessments, and alibrary of reference materials,while the Web-based versioneven allows schools and districtsto schedule,track,and documentthe training of their staff. Formore information, visitwww.scenariolearninginc.com.
This article originally appeared in the 06/01/2005 issue of THE Journal.
As malicious threat actors increase their attacks on K–12 networks, with “potentially catastrophic” effects on educators, students, and their families, U.S. government agencies such as the GAO and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) are stepping up to help schools and districts secure their cyber infrastructure.