JLI – Safety Program

The Superintendent will cause the formation of the Joint Loss Management Committee as required by RSA 281-A:64, III, and a Crisis Management Plan that conforms to the national Incident Command System.

The practice of safety shall also be considered a facet of the instructional plan of the District schools by incorporating educational programs in traffic and pedestrian safety, driver education, fire prevention, emergency procedures, etc., appropriately geared to students at different grade levels.

Each Principal shall be responsible for the supervision and implementation of a safety program for his/her school. General areas of emphasis shall include, but not be limited to: inservice training; accident recordkeeping; plant inspection; driver and vehicle safety programs; fire prevention; catastrophe planning; and emergency procedures and traffic safety problems
relevant to students and employees. The principal shall be responsible for developing student safety procedures to be used on school busses, school grounds (including playgrounds), during authorized school activities (such as field trips), within school building(s) (including classrooms and laboratories), off school grounds during school sanctioned activities (including, but not limited to, work-based learning and internships), and in the use of online resources. The building’s safety plan shall be on file in the SAU office.

Legal References:

RSA 200:40, Emergency Care
RSA 281-A:64, III, Worker’s Compensation, Safety Provisions; Administrative Penalty
NH Code of Administrative Rules, Section Ed. 306.04(a)(2), Policy Development, Safety
NH Code of Administrative Rules, Section Ed. 306.04(d), Safety, Procedures

Category: P

See also EBB

1st Reading: April 15, 2008
2nd Reading: July 22, 2008
Adopted: July 22, 2008
Amended: July 16, 2013