General CTE Safety

General Safety Guide for Career and Technical Education

The General Safety Guide for Career and Technical Education is intended to be a reference for career and technical education (CTE) teachers in the state of Utah. The Utah State Board of Education (USBE) CTE department and Utah Safety Committee, led by USBE staff in collaboration with local education agencies (LEAs) and the Risk Management, have carefully considered applicable industry practices in the development of this Guide.

General Safety Guide for Career and Technical Education

LEAs are responsible for all safety training and maintenance for their programs and teachers.

Best Practices

These documents represent examples from across the state.  They are examples only. Each local education agency (LEA) is responsible for developing their own safety-related reviews, plans, tests, etc. 

Annual Hazzard Review Examples

Auto Shop/Metal Shop Safety Form

Wood Shop Safety Form

Safety Contracts

Safety Contract and Power Tool Permission Slip

Safety Plans Examples

Safety Practices and Procedures: Box Elder School District CTE

Safety Tests Examples

All safety tests must be kept on file until the student turns twenty-one or for seven years.

Online Connections

The goal of the CareerSafe program is to teach younger workers how to stay safe in the workplace and begin to prepare these young men and women for a safe and prosperous future in their chosen career.

National Institute for Safety and Health (NIOSH)
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) 
The federal agency responsible for conducting research and making recommendations for the prevention of work-related injury and illness. NIOSH has developed a safety checklist program for schools.

Power Tool Institute (PTI)
With the vision to unify and educate others about power tools, the Power Tool Institute (PTI) has established itself as the pre-eminent organization for building global understanding of power tools and for maintaining high standards of safety and quality control in the industry.

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Jonathan Frey, Coordinator
Phone: 538-7852 |  E-mail