Safety Criteria Considerations for Physical Education Programs

When planning safe activities teachers should review the activites/sports safety standards (elementary, secondary). As the COVID-19 environment changes, it will be important to adapt and modify these considerations for physical education accordingly.

Teachers should be aware of the risks associated with COVID-19, the protective measures and the risk treatment strategies (for example, physical distancing, equipment disinfecting, hand hygiene) when planning for physical education.

This section was developed using the same format as the activity/sport pages of the Ontario Physical Activity Safety Standards in Education (OPASSE) and highlights the specific safety requirements related to COVID-19 that should be considered such as: