Board Policies


Adoption Date: Dec 27, 1993
Revision Date: Apr 28, 2004
7430 - SAFETY STANDARD

The Board believes that the employees and students of this Corporation, as well as visitors, are entitled to function in an environment as free from hazards as can reasonably be provided.  In this regard and in accordance with law, the Board will provide reasonable and adequate protection to the lives, safety, and health of its employees.

In accordance with State law, the Board will designate safe areas and comply with disaster protection guidelines.  The Superintendent shall be responsible for the maintenance of standards in the facilities to prevent accidents and to minimize their consequences.  S/he shall designate an employee(s) who shall conduct periodic audits of health and safety conditions within the facilities of the Corporation in accordance with the Federal OSHA standards adopted by the State, and local guidelines established by the County or City and take appropriate action on any violations thereof to the Superintendent.  Said employee shall also have the authority to organize and direct the activities of a Corporation safety committee.

The Superintendent shall assure that the employees and students of this Corporation are provided information about their rights to a hazard-free environment, that they are properly trained in safety methods, that protective devices and equipment are available to meet safety standards, and that proper guidelines and records are maintained to meet the requirements of the law.

References:
I.C. 20-34-3-19
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