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Environmental Safety   

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The Governing Board recognizes its obligation to provide a safe and healthy environment at school facilities for students, staff and community members. The district has an obligation to locate and reduce or eliminate potential risks to health and the environment, to use environmental resources in a responsible way, and to educate students and staff about environmental issues.

The Superintendent or designee shall establish regulations to guard against environmental hazards. Students and staff are encouraged to report any unsafe conditions they may observe.

Legal Reference:

EDUCATION CODE

17366 Legislative intent (fitness of buildings for occupancy)

17582 Deferred maintenance fund

17590 Asbestos abatement fund

17608-17613 Healthy Schools Act of 2000

32240-32245 Lead-Safe Schools Protection Act

49410-49410.7 Asbestos materials containment or removal

FOOD AND AGRICULTURE CODE

11401-15206.6 Pest Control Operations and Agricultural Chemicals

13180-13188 Healthy Schools Act of 2000

GOVERNMENT CODE

3543.2 Scope of representation: right to negotiate safety conditions

CODE OF REGULATIONS, TITLE 8

340-340.2 Employers obligation to provide safety information

1532.1 Construction safety orders, lead standard

5142 Heating, ventilating and air conditioning systems; minimum ventilation

5143 Mechanical ventilating systems; inspection and maintenance

CODE OF REGULATIONS, TITLE 17

35001-35099 Accreditation in Lead Abatement Services

UNITED STATES CODE, TITLE 7

136-139y Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodentcide Act

UNITED STATES CODE, TITLE 15

2641-2656 Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act

CODE OF FEDERAL REGULATIONS, TITLE 40

763.93 Management Plans

763.94 Recordkeeping

Management Resources:

CDE PUBLICATIONS

Indoor Air Quality, A Guide for Educators, 1995

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES ADVISORIES

Lead Hazards in California's Public Elementary Schools and Child Care Facilities: Report to the California State Legislature, April 1998

U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

Pest Control in the School Environment: Adopting Integrated Pest Management, 1993

WEB SITES

CDE: http://www.cde.ca.gov

California Department of Health Services, Lead Poisoning Prevention Branch:

http://www.dhs.ca.gov/childlead

U.S. EPA: http://www.epa.gov

California Department of Pesticide Regulation: http://www.cdpr.ca.gov

Policy SANTA MARIA-BONITA SCHOOL DISTRICT

adopted : March 28, 2001 Santa Maria, California

revised: May 22, 2002