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Sausalito Marin City SD |  BP  4157  Personnel

Employee Safety   

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The Board of Trustees is committed to maximizing employee safety and believes that safety is every employee's responsibility. Working conditions and equipment shall be maintained in compliance with standards prescribed by federal, state and local laws and regulations.

No employee shall be required or permitted to be in any place of employment which is unsafe or unhealthful. (Labor Code 6402)

The Board expects all employees to use safe work practices and to correct any unsafe conditions which may occur. If an employee is unable to correct an unsafe condition, he/she shall immediately report the problem to the Superintendent or designee.

The Superintendent or designee shall promote safety and correct any unsafe work practice through education, training and enforcement.

The Superintendent or designee shall establish and implement a written injury and illness prevention program in accordance with law. (Labor Code 6401.7)

(cf. 3514 - Environmental Safety)

(cf. 3514.1 - Hazardous Substances)

(cf. 4119.41/4219.41/4319.41 - Employees with Infectious Disease)

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

(cf. 4119.43/4219.43/4319.43 - Universal Precautions)

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

(cf. 4157.2/4257.2/4357.2 - Ergonomics)

(cf. 4158/4258/4358 - Employee Security)

The Board shall ensure that the Superintendent or designee provides eye protective devices as specified in law and administrative regulation.

No employee shall be discharged or discriminated against for making complaints, instituting proceedings or testifying with regard to employee safety or health, or for participating in any occupational health and safety committee established pursuant to Labor Code 6401.7. (Labor Code 6310)

Legal Reference:

EDUCATION CODE

32066 Safety: public and private institutions

LABOR CODE

6305 Occupational safety and health standards; special order

6310 Retaliation for filing complaint prohibited

6401.7 Injury prevention programs

6400-6413.5 Responsibilities and duties of employers and employees

CODE OF REGULATIONS, TITLE 8

3203 Injury and illness prevention program

5095-5100 Control of noise exposure

CODE OF FEDERAL REGULATIONS, TITLE 29

1910.95 Noise standards

Management Resources:

CAL/OSHA PUBLICATIONS

Guide to Developing Your Workplace Injury and Illness Prevention Program, revised April 1998

DHHS PUBLICATIONS

Preventing Occupational Hearing Loss - A Practical Guide, June 1996, Department of Health and Human Services (National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health)

WEB SITES

OSHA: http://www.osha.gov

Cal/OSHA: http://www.dir.ca.gov/occupational_safety.html

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: http://www.cdc.gov

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health: http://www.cdc.gov/niosh

National Hearing Conservation Association: http://www.hearingconservation.org

Policy SAUSALITO MARIN CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

adopted: February 11, 2010 Sausalito, California