Adoption Date: 7/19/1994, Revised: 6/20/2000; 5/17/16; 5/21/19 


Safety and preparedness shall be considered an integral part of the instructional program through fire prevention, emergency procedures and drills, driver education, and traffic and pedestrian safety.

Each principal and director shall be responsible for the supervision of a safety program for his/her school and/or department.

The principal and/or their designee shall work with the Director of Facilities and Director of Security on programs of compliance which fall under their responsibilities.

The safety program may include, but not be limited to, in-service training, plant inspection, fire prevention, accident recordkeeping, driver and vehicle safety programs, emergency procedures and drills, and traffic safety programs relevant to students, employees and the community.

It shall be the duty of the Board of Education to provide inspections and supervision of the health and safety aspects of the school facilities.

Eye safety devices are to be provided by the District for the protection of employees, students and visitors, and worn in the technology education classes and labs when activities present a potential eye hazard. The Superintendent or his/her designee will ensure that these devices are properly repaired, cleaned and stored to prevent the spread of germs or diseases after individuals use them.

Policy References:
Education Law Sections 409, 409-a, 807-a, and 906

8 New York Code of Rules and Regulations

(NYCRR) Part 136 and Section 141.10

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