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Highline Public Schools
15675 Ambaum Blvd. SW Burien, WA 98166

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Highline Public Schools
15675 Ambaum Blvd. SW Burien, WA 98166

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Policy 8301 - 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 at appropriate locations in compliance with Occupational Safety and Health Act and Washington Industrial Safety and Health Act 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 business services office.

The district shall have at least one staff member at each school and work site who holds a valid certificate of first aid training from the Department of Labor and Industries, U.S. Bureau of Mines or the American Red Cross or equivalent training provided by the district. Each school and work site shall have first-aid supplies readily accessible.

The superintendent shall develop necessary safety and health procedures to insure compliance with Department of Labor requirements.

Cross Reference: 
Workers' Compensation - Policy  8332
Safety Program - Policy 9310   

Legal Reference:      
Management’s responsibility - WAC 296-24-020    
Accident prevention program - WAC 296-24-040                     
Safety  and health committee plan - WAC 296-24-045                     
Safety  bulletin board - WAC 296-24-055        
First aid training and certification - WAC 296-24-060    
First aid kit - WAC 296-24-065 
First aid station - WAC 296-24-067    
Safe place standards - WAC 296-24-073  
Hazard communication standard - WAC 296-62-054    

Highline School District 401
Adopted by the Board:  October 25, 1989