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5.1.P.1 Environmental and Safety Program
PROCEDURE PROCEDURE

Reference:
Section 5.1 - Policy

 

Responsibilities of the maintenance supervisor:
  • Maintain an overall safety program in maintenance and operation of buildings and grounds.
  • Provide specialized assistance as requested by school principal.

Responsibilities of the building principals:
  • Schedule regular inspections.
  • Post required state and federal safety regulations and maintain appropriate safety records.
  • Arrange for the correction of defects reported to them by employees in the building by requesting assistance from the maintenance department.
  • Cooperate in the correction of defects reported by the maintenance department or other school administrators.

Responsibilities of the transportation supervisor:
  • Maintain standards for certification of school bus drivers.
  • Maintain standards for periodic inspection and maintenance of school buses.
  • Maintain standards for school bus operation.

Responsibilities of all District employees:
  • Report promptly to the principal of the school or immediate supervisor any defects in buildings, grounds, or equipment that might prove injurious to the safety, health, or comfort of students, employees, or other persons.
  • Take reasonable precaution for the safe use of buildings, grounds, and equipment by students.
  • Take reasonable precaution to ensure your personal safety while using buildings, grounds and equipment.

Responsibilities of students:
  • Avoid the following behaviors:
    • Setting off a false fire alarm.
    • Misusing the fire alarm system, fire extinguishers, or other fire protection and safety equipment.
    • Setting a fire in the building or on the school grounds.
  • Report promptly to the principal of the school or other appropriate school employee any defects in buildings, grounds, or equipment that might prove injurious to the safety, health, or comfort of employees, students, or other persons.

Responsibilities of other individuals utilizing school buildings:
  • Refrain from abusing safety equipment, such as fire extinguishers, alarm systems, et cetera.
  • Report promptly to the Superintendent or another school employee any defects in buildings, grounds, or equipment that might prove injurious to the safety, health, or comfort of students, employees, or other persons.