EB - Safety Program

Code: EB
Adopted: 2/13/91 
Re-adopted: 8/13/97, 7/13/22
Original Code: EB

Safe buildings, grounds and equipment will be maintained in order to prevent accidents or injury to students, employees and others from fire, natural disasters, mechanical and electrical malfunction and other hazards.

Buildings will be planned, constructed, equipped and maintained in accordance with appropriate local, state and federal safety regulations.

Buildings will be provided with alarm systems, fire extinguisher and other safety devices required by state and federal laws and regulations.

A district safety officer or physical plant manager is responsible for the districtwide safety program which will include, but not be limited to, compliance with and enforcement of all state and federal laws, rules and regulations.  As part of the comprehensive district safety program, inspection and analysis of safety conditions and ongoing training of appropriate staff in safety practices will occur on a regular basis.

Legal Reference(s)

ORS 329.095
ORS 654.003 - 654.022
OAR 437-001-0760
OAR 437-002-0020 to -0081
OAR 437-002-0100
OAR 437-002-0140
OAR 437-002-0144
OAR 437-002-0145
OAR 437-002-0180 to -0182
OAR 437-002-0260 to -0268
OAR 437-002-0360
OAR 437-002-0368
OAR 437-002-0377
OAR 437-002-0390
OAR 437-002-0391
OAR 581-022-2030
OAR 581-022-2225
OAR 581-022-2250
Fazzolari v. Portland School District No.1J, 78 Or. App. 608 (1986); aff’d, 303 Or. 1 (1987).
Toxic Substances Control Act, 15 U.S.C. Sections 2601-2629, as amended by the Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act of 1986, 15 U.S.C. Sections 2641-2656 (2006).

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