It is the mission of the Risk Management Program to provide:
A Safe Place to Learn and Work
EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2014 - NEW WORKERS' COMPENSATION INJURY REPORTING PROCESS
The District has implemented a new process for reporting work related injuries. Effective January 1, 2014, work related injuries will be reported to a Call Center. Employees will no longer be required to complete a Notification of Injury form or obtain an Authorization for Treatment form. All school/department administrators have been sent information/materials via school mail for distribution to DPS employees. Click here for more information and to download copies of the materials.
2014 DPS Safety Calendar Art Contest
The 13th Annual DPS Safety and Health Calendar Art Contest is now underway. Winning artwork will serve as monthly illustrations for the 2014/2015 calendar. THe calendar is designed to promote safety and health awareness and will be distributed to all DPS schools and departments in early August 2014.
Click here for more information and to download a copy of the Art Contest Packet.
EMERGENCY RESPONSE & CRISIS MANAGEMENT (ERCM) HAS MOVED
Emergency Response and Crisis Management has moved to the Safety & Security department. The ERCM Office can be reached at 720-424-1915, or visit their website at http://ercm.dpsk12.org/.
For information on the ERCM Online Training, go to the Safety & Security website at http://security.dpsk12.org/ and click on ERCM Training.
What Do You Want To Do?
Watch this SAFETY VIDEO online!
3 Steps Back, a musical by Mitch Samu about personal safety for kids and adults, is the basis for our latest video.
Click here for more information and to view a 3-minute video clip OR the full length video.
Floor Finish Removal Procedures - Award Winning Video
Our first in a series of Best Practices Safety Videos. Click here for more information and to view the video.
Traffic Safety DVD Series for Parents and Students
Click here for more information on our award winning DVD series designed to help with traffic safety issues around your school.
Safety Books Distributed to DPS Elementary Schools
In September 2012, two books on safety were distributed to all DPS elementary and K-8 schools. The books, published by Capstone Press, are Staying Safe around Strangers by Lucia Raatma and What If a Stranger Approaches You? by Anara Guard and illustrated by Colleen M. Madden. Look for these books in your school library. They are appropriate for use by teachers, parents and students in grades ECE-3. Click here for a complete list of Safety Books distributed to elementary school libraries.