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El Dorado Union HSD |  AR  3530  Business and Noninstructional Operations

Risk Management/Insurance   

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Risk Management

The Superintendent or designee shall take action to:

1. Identify the risks inherent to the operation of district programs.

2. Assess the above risks and keep records of accidents, losses and damage.

3. Mitigate risks through loss control and safety-related activities.

4. Determine the extent to which risks should be assumed by the district or covered by the purchase of insurance or pooling with other districts.

Employees are expected to take reasonable precautions for the care and safety of the school equipment with which they have been entrusted. Employees may be held responsible for recurring damage or losses that occur due to their negligence or lack of supervision. Responsibilities related to safety and loss control shall be included in employee job descriptions.

(cf. 1240 - Volunteer Assistance)

(cf. 1330 - Use of School Facilities)

(cf. 3400 - Management of District Assets/Accounts)

(cf. 3430 - Investing)

(cf. 3440 - Inventories)

(cf. 3512 - Equipment)

(cf. 3514 - Environmental Safety)

(cf. 3514.1 - Hazardous Substances)

(cf. 3541.1 - Transportation for School-Related Trips)

(cf. 3543 - Transportation Safety and Emergencies)

(cf. 4112.42/4212.42/4312.42 - Drug and Alcohol Testing for School Bus Drivers)

(cf. 4119.42/4219.42/4319.42 - Exposure Control Plan for Bloodborne Pathogens)

(cf. 4157/4257/4357 - Employee Safety)

(cf. 4212.5 - Criminal Record Check)

(cf. 5131. - Bus Conduct)

(cf. 5141.22 - Infectious Diseases)

(cf. 5142 - Safety)

(cf. 6145.2 - Athletic Competition)

(cf. 6153 - School-Sponsored Trips)

(cf. 9260 - Legal Protection)


Insurance coverage shall include, but may not be limited to:

1. Liability insurance

2. Fire and property insurance for buildings, equipment and vehicles

3. Workers' compensation insurance

4. Fidelity bond insurance

A suitable bond indemnifying the district against loss shall be purchased for employees responsible for handling district funds and may be purchased for employees responsible for handling district property. The district shall bear the cost of this bonding.

(cf. 1330 - Use of School Facilities)

(cf. 4154/4254/4354 - Health and Welfare Benefits)

(cf. 4156.3/4256.3/4356.3 - Employee Property Replacement)

(cf. 4157.1/4257.1/4357.1 - Work-Related Injuries)

(cf. 5143 - Insurance)

(cf. 9260 - Legal Protection)


approved: August 10, 1999 Placerville, California

revised: July 2006