GBGA – Staff Health

I. Medical Examination of School Personnel

All school personnel shall be required to have a pre-employment post offer medical examination by a licensed physician. Any person who objects to all or part of any medical examination because of religious beliefs shall be exempt from the examination, except that no such exemption shall be granted if state or local authorities determine that such exemption would constitute a hazard to the health of persons exposed to the unexamined individual.

II. Additional Examinations

The Superintendent or designee may request a medical examination for any employee if at any time he/she has reason to believe that the employee’s physical or mental health may be inimical to the welfare of pupils or other employees. The cost of such examination will be borne by the District.

III. Responsibility

It is the responsibility of the building principal to report any violation of the above policy to the Superintendent or designee. It is HR responsibility to keep accurate records as evidence of compliance with the above policy.

Legal Reference:

RSA 200:36, Medical Examination of School Personnel
RSA 200:37, Medical Examination of School Bus Operators

Category: R

1st Read: February 19, 2013
2nd Read: March 5, 2013
Adopted: March 5, 2013