Ross Valley SD | BP 3514.1 Business and Noninstructional Operations
The Board of Trustees desires to provide a safe school environment that protects students and employees from exposure to potentially hazardous substances that may be used in the district's educational program and in the maintenance and operation of district facilities and equipment.
(cf. 3514 - Environmental Safety)
(cf. 4119.42/4219.42/4219.42 - Exposure Control Plan for Bloodborne Pathogens)
(cf. 4157/4257/4357 - Employee Safety)
(cf. 5141.22 - Infectious Diseases)
(cf. 5142 - Safety)
(cf. 6161.3 - Toxic Art Supplies)
Insofar as reasonably possible, the Superintendent or designee shall minimize the quantities of hazardous substances stored and used on school property. When hazardous substances must be used, the Superintendent or designee shall give preference to materials that cause the least risk to people and the environment.
(cf. 3510 - Green School Operations)
(cf. 3514.2 - Integrated Pest Management)
The Superintendent or designee shall ensure that all potentially hazardous substances on district properties are inventoried, used, stored, and regularly disposed of in a safe and legal manner.
The Superintendent or designee shall develop, implement, and maintain a written hazard communication program in accordance with 8 CCR 5194 and shall ensure that employees, students, and others as necessary are fully informed about the properties and potential hazards of substances to which they may be exposed.
(cf. 1240 - Volunteer Assistance)
The Superintendent or designee shall develop specific measures to ensure the safety of students and staff in school laboratories where hazardous chemicals are used. Such measures shall include the development and implementation of a chemical hygiene plan in accordance with 8 CCR 5191 and instruction to students about proper handling of hazardous substances.
(cf. 6142.93 - Science Instruction)
49401.5 Legislative intent; consultation services
49411 Chemical listing; compounds used in school programs; determination of shelf life; disposal
FOOD AND AGRICULTURAL CODE
12981 Regulations re pesticides and worker safety
HEALTH AND SAFETY CODE
25163 Transportation of hazardous wastes; registration; exemptions; inspection
CODE OF REGULATIONS, TITLE 8
339 List of hazardous substances
3203 Illness and injury prevention program
3204 Records of employee exposure to toxic or harmful substances
5139-5230 Control of hazardous substances, especially
5162 Emergency eyewash and shower equipment
5163 Control of spills
5164 Storage of hazardous substances
5191 Occupational exposure to hazardous chemicals in laboratories; chemical hygiene plan
5194 Hazard communication
CODE OF REGULATIONS, TITLE 22
67450.40-67450.49 School hazardous waste collection, consolidation, and accumulation facilities
CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION PUBLICATIONS
Science Safety Handbook for California Public Schools, 2012
California Department of Education: http://cde.ca.gov
Department of Industrial Relations, Cal/OSHA: http://www.dir.ca.gov/dosh
Policy ROSS VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT
adopted: June 16, 2015 San Anselmo, California