Maryland - HE K-12 curriculum—safety and injury prevention (MS): Curricula

Policy Type: 
regulation; statute

State law addresses safety and injury.

2017 Maryland Education Code 7-410 Safety Education Program

Each public school shall have a program of safety education that is organized and administered under the bylaws, rules, and regulations of the State Board.

Code of Maryland Regulations 13A.04.18.01 Comprehensive Health Education Instructional Programs for grades Prekindergarten - 12.

G. Safety and Injury Prevention.

  • (1) Students shall demonstrate the ability to apply prevention and intervention knowledge, skills, and processes to promote safe living in the home, school, and community.
  • (2) Students shall complete instruction in cardiopulmonary resuscitation that includes hands-only cardiopulmonary resuscitation and the use of an automated external defibrillator.
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