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6511 (P) - Staff Safety

BOARD POLICY No. 6511

STAFF SAFETY

The board recognizes that safety and health standards should be incorporated into all aspects of the operation of the district. Rules for safety and prevention of accidents shall be posted in compliance with OSHA and WISHA requirements. All hazardous chemicals will be identified and properly labeled. Staff members will be trained in the use of these chemicals specific to their respective jobs. Proper records will be maintained to verify that all of the preventive and safety measures are in place. Injuries and accidents shall be reported to the district office.

The district shall have at least one staff member at each school and work site in the district who holds a valid certificate of first aid training from the department of labor and industries, U.S. Bureau of Mines, the American Red Cross, or equivalent training provided by the district nurses. The district may also recommend that persons supervising high risk activities hold a valid certificate of first aid training. Each school and work site shall have a specific location for readily accessible first aid supplies. The designated first aid station will be in the school nurse’s office.

The superintendent shall develop necessary safety and health procedures to comply with
Department of Labor OSHA and WISHA requirements.

Cross Reference:

Board Policy

3418

Emergency Treatment

6510

Safety

Legal References: 

WAC 

296-24-020

Management responsibility

296-24-040

Accident prevention program

296-24-045

Safety and health committee plan

296-24-055

Safety bulletin board

296-24-06105

What work places does this apply to?

296-24-06120

How must an employer ensure that first-aid assistance is available in the workplace?

296-24-06130

What must first-aid training cover?

296-24-06135

How often must employees complete first-aid training?

296-24-06140

How must an employer document first-aid training?

296-24-06145

What is the requirement for first-aid supplies?

296-24-06150

What is the requirement to provide a first-aid station?

296-24-073

Safe place standards

296-62-054

Hazard communication standard

 

Adopted by the Board: July 16, 2002

Revised: October 7, 2003

WALLA WALLA PUBLIC SCHOOLS • 364 South Park St. • Walla Walla, WA 99362 • Phone: 509-527-3000 • Fax: 509.529.7713

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