Staff/Substitute Training Links
Training topics for all staff and substitutes
Proper hand washing: proper hand hygiene. Promote frequent and thorough hand washing by providing employees, the school community, and visitors with a place to wash their hands. If soap and running water are not immediately available, provide alcohol-based hand rubs containing at least 60% ethanol or 70% isopropyl alcohol. Provide training on proper handwashing and hand sanitizer use https://www.cdc.gov/handwashing/when-how-handwashing.html
Proper cough and sneeze etiquette
Provide training for faculty/staff on how to address close contact interactions with students as part of every day job tasks.
Operating procedures (various by building)
Entrance into the building
Sick child pick up
Staff who are sick or suspected to be sick
Proper cleaning techniques
Cleaning and disinfecting
Reopening Guidance for Cleaning and Disinfecting Public Spaces, Workplaces, Businesses, Schools, and Homes
Hazard Communication – Right-To-Know
Proper use of chemicals and Safety Data sheets
No chemicals from home
Transfer of hand sanitizer in smaller containers
List N: Disinfectants for Use Against SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19)
Exposure Control Plan – with a focus on Pandemic/COVID-19
Personal Protective Equipment - PPE
Update Hazard Assessment and PPE Selection Worksheet for all identified employees
Proper type, use, and size
Cleaning and sanitizing of the face covering (if applicable)
Provide training for staff and students on wearing, putting on, removing and discarding PPE, including in the context of their current and potential duties
Use of face coverings (donning/doffing) (cloth vs. surgical)
Respirator Protection (N95 - required for identified employees per NYS)
Inclusive into your existing Respirator Protection Program or can be a separate Respirator Protection Program for medical staff only
Training provided for identified personnel only
Signs and Messages
Signs will be posted in highly visible locations (e.g., school entrances, restrooms) that promote everyday protective measures pdf icon and describe how to stop the spread pdf icon of germs (such as by properly washing hands and properly wearing a cloth face cover image icon).
When Students Eat in Classrooms
Train teachers on food allergies, including symptoms of allergic reactions to food.
Train all non-food service staff on any meal service-related activities they will be responsible for.