The Student Accident Program is such a valuable benefit to students who attend your school. We see many schools without a well-thought-out risk management plan implemented. Having one in place helps to make your academy stand out as a proactive leader in student safety. Because of this, we suggest the schools promote it as a benefit of their academy.
Protecting the school’s budget is the key goal of
the Student Accident Program.
hope you never have an accident but having a plan in place is the best way to
protect the school from unexpected injuries. Let’s look at an example from one
of our schools:
Christian School in the Midwest participates in different sporting activities
including football and cheerleading.
The Student Accident Program was designed to benefit our schools, students, and parents. We wanted a program to protect all three from the cost of medical bills and the hidden cost of accident claims that schools sometimes overlook.
What are the known costs?
When a student is injured at school, that injury requires medical care which can range from only a few stitches to casts,
Spring is here! Time for one of the most popular school holidays: spring break. Make this year’s trip memorable by having fun and helping yourself, your friends, and others stay healthy and out of harm’s way. The CDC gives several tips about spring break safety:
- Limit alcohol
- Be active
- Be prepared for your trip
- Protect yourself
- Think twice before putting yourself at risk
- Protect your eyes
- Know the ropes of swimming and boating
- Protect yourself from the sun
- Eat healthy
- Be smoke free
- Get help when necessary
Everyone has seen it: someone eating alone in the cafeteria or being teased by their peers. What may seem like harmless banter can be taken way too far and shatter the self-esteem and happiness of a young mind. According to DoSomething.org, bullying has reached beyond the traditional school grounds and now includes intimidating or harassing someone by text message,
Recess is typically the highlight of a child’s school day. It is important to make sure that playgrounds are as safe as they are fun. Here at Student Accident, we want to help your school prepare for anything that could happen on the playground or during any other school-related activity. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) states that each year,
When did the concept of insurance fist start? Surprisingly, a lot earlier than one would think. Insurance is found inscribed in the Code of Hammaurabi: the first written laws. It even predates what was considered the first official foundation of law. Earliest known versions are found in 3000-2000 BC. Modern age insurance as we think of it today came into existence around the time of the Great Fire of London.
School is out but the heat is in! As we head outdoors for fun summer activities from picnics to swimming, the CDC reminds us to stay cool, stay hydrated, and stay informed:
- Wear appropriate clothing – Choose items that are lightweight, light colored and loose fitting.
It’s one of the biggest highlights of high school: prom! Months of planning and preparation go into this special night. Make smart decisions to keep it safe, fun, and low-stress.
To feel your best, get plenty of sleep the night before, have a decent meal, and stay hydrated. Ladies, make sure to avoid wearing heels that are too high or difficult to walk in.
With spring sports such as soccer and lacrosse coming up, it is vital for all involved to be prepared and know what to look for in the event of a possible concussion. From the hallway to the playground and everywhere in between, no one is immune from this common but highly dangerous type of injury.