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Addressing Technological Hazards That May Impact Students and Staff

The REMS TA Center offers a variety of federal agency partner resources related to planning for technological hazards that may affect school districts, schools, institutions of higher education (IHEs), community partners, and parents.

Click on the type of technological hazard below to access federal resources for K-12 schools and IHEs.

Lead Exposure and Poisoning

Lead and a Healthy Diet. What You Can Do to Protect Your Child(U.S. Environmental Protection Agency)

Combata el Envenenamiento con Plomo: con una dieta saludable (Spanish Version)

Lead in Drinking Water at Schools and Child Care Facilities (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency)

5 Things You Can Do to Help Lower Your Child’s Lead Level (U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

5 Cosas que usted puede hacer para bajar el nivel de plomo en su niño (Spanish Version)

Nutrition & Lead: A Guide and Recipe Set to Help Your Family Prevent Lead Poisoning (U.S. Department of Agriculture)

Contaminated Water in Flint Web Page (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response)

Flint, Michigan: Frequently Asked Prevention Questions on Lead  (U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

Mercury Exposure and Poisoning

Don’t Mess With Mercury: A Mercury Spill Prevention Initiative for Schools (Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry)

Mercury Audit and Follow-Up Checklist (Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry)

Mercury Contact Sheet (Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry)

Mercury School Policy (Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry)

Safe Alternatives to Products That Contain Mercury (Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry)

Air Pollution

Creating Healthy Indoor Air Quality in Schools (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency)

Calidad del aire interior: Escuelas (Spanish Version)

Indoor Air Quality Tools for Schools Action Kit (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency)

School Indoor Air Quality Assessment Mobile Application (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency)

Best Practices for Reducing Near-Road Pollution Exposure at Schools (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency)

Other Chemicals

NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards (U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards Web Application (Mobile Version)