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.
Workers' Compensation - Policy 8332
Safety Program - Policy 9310
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