OSU strives to provide safe and healthy learning environments for youth. To do this, it is essential to employ risk management techniques that will reduce or mitigate as much risk as possible.
A Risk Management assessment tool can be found here: risk.oregonstate.edu/risk-assessment-tools
The risk of accidents or abuse can be drastically reduced by following the “ACT” model of risk management:
- Avoid: avoid risky behavior, cease risky action.
- Control: prevent or reduce the severity and or frequency of adverse incidents.
- Transfer: utilize insurance, contracts, and waivers to transfer risk to another party whenever possible.
content edited Feb 2013