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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.

K12 Safety Practitioners
K-12 Safety Practitioners: Learn more about creating a Threat- and Hazard-Specific Annex.
Higher Ed Safety Practitioners
Higher ed Safety Practitioners: Learn more about creating a Threat- and Hazard-Specific Annex.

What’s on this page?

Resources from the REMS TA Center, U.S. Department of Education, and federal agency partners on the topic of addressing technological hazards within K-12 schools and IHEs. The hazard types are organized alphabetically, along with the resources associated with each hazard.

Air Pollution

Lead Exposure and Poisoning

Mercury Exposure and Poisoning

Other Chemicals

Are you seeking specific resources or information? Visit any of the site sections below to expand your search!

  • State-Based Information: Access our State Emergency Management Resources page for info on your state.
  • Tool Box: Visit the Tool Box to view resources developed by other practitioners in the field.
  • Advanced Search Engine: Search for resources, tools, and Web pages by topic.
  • Resources page: View pages dedicated to select topics in school and higher ed emergency management, including national preparedness campaigns.
  • Related Resources: Click the lightbulb icon in the left-hand sidebar throughout the site to access topic- and page-specific resources!

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