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Longview, WA, USA

Policy No. 6511

Management Support

 

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 present or available 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.  Each school and work site shall have first aid supplies readily accessible.

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

 

Legal References:

WAC   296-24-020 Management's responsibility
296-24-040 Accident prevention program
296-24-045 Safety and health committee plan
296-24-054 Hazard communication standard
296-24-055 Safety bulletin board
296-24-060 First aid training and certification
296-24-065 First aid kit
296-24-067 First aid station
296-24-073 Safe place standards

 

 

Initially Adopted: February 14, 1994

Adopted: March 22, 2010