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GBE - Staff Health and Safety

Code:  GBE
Revised/Readopted:  9/25/17
Adopted:  3/16/15
Orig. Code(s):  GBE
Staff Health and Safety

 The Board directs the superintendent or designee to take appropriate means to provide for the health and safety of all employees while engaged in the performance of their duties.  The input of staff will be encouraged in the development of district health and safety plans.  All injuries shall be reported to their supervisor and risk management office.

The superintendent or designee will develop a district plan for dealing with hazardous chemicals in the work place.  This plan will include proper labeling, storage and disposal of all such materials.

The superintendent or designee will develop districtwide training activities to deal with the use of hazardous chemicals.  Training will include the identification, use, storage and disposal techniques needed to assure safety of staff and students.

In meeting the requirements of the law, employees will be trained to recognize and respond appropriately to the presence of hazardous chemicals.  All personnel who may be exposed to hazardous materials during the performance of their duties or in an emergency will be so informed and trained to appropriately deal with these materials.

The superintendent or designee will provide staff members with the SDS (Safety Data Sheets), which must accompany any hazardous substance used in the school setting.

END OF POLICY

Legal Reference(s):

 

ORS 243.650
ORS 329.095
ORS 453.001 to -453.275
OAR 437-001-0760
OAR 437-002-0020 to -0075
OAR 437-002-0140
OAR 437-002-0144
OAR 437-002-0145
OAR 437-002-0180 to -0182
OAR 437-002-0360
OAR 437-002-0368
OAR 437-002-0377
OAR 437-002-0390
OAR 437-002-0391
OAR 581-022-2225

Cross Reference(s):
EB - Safety Program
EBAC - Safety Committee

EBB - Integrated Pest Management
EBBB - Injury/Illness Reports
EBC/EBCA - Emergency Procedures and Disaster Plans
EBCB - Emergency Drills and Instruction