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LWSD bus driver puts students first during smoke scare

Wade Minor, Lake Washington School District bus driver, acted quickly when smoke appeared in the back of the bus. Minor was transporting approx. 20 students when a mechanical issue forced him to pull over the afternoon of Sept. 6.

Happy First Day!

Staff at Rose Hill Elementary were excited to welcome students and parents back this morning.

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    Staff Health and Safety

    File: GBE

    The Board of Directors recognizes that safety and health standards should be incorporated into all aspects of the operation of the district. Rules for safety and prevention of accident shall be posted in compliance with OSHA and WISHA requirements. All hazardous chemicals shall be identified and properly labeled. Staff members shall be trained in the use of these chemicals specific to their respective jobs. Proper records shall be maintained to verify that all of the preventive and safety measures are in place. Injuries and accidents shall be reported to the district office.

    The district shall have at least one staff member at each school and work site in the district who holds a valid certificate of first aid training from the Department of Labor and Industries, U.S. Bureau of Mines, or the American Red Cross or equivalent training provided by the district nurses. Each school and work site shall have first aid supplies readily accessible.

    The superintendent shall develop necessary safety and health standards to comply with Department of Labor requirements.

    Physical Examinations

    In the event that it should be required as a condition of employment that an employee submit to a physical examination, such examination shall be at the expense of the board and reimbursement of any miles traveled to the examining doctor shall be paid in accordance with board policy and negotiated agreement.


    Adopted:
    09/11/67

    Revised:
    11/20/72
    02/05/73
    11/05/79

    Modified:
    05/07/90

    LEGAL REFS.:
    WAC 248-100-175, 296-24, generally
    WAC 296-62-054

    CROSS REFS.:
    Staff Health and Safety (regulation) (GBE-R)
    Professional Staff Hiring (GCD)
    Health Education (IGAE)

    An elementary school principal and three teachers work together in a classroom

    Foundations and Basic Commitments (Reference Code A)

    General School Administration (Reference Code C)

    District and school administrators working together

    Policies about the school district management, the administrative structure and school building and department administration. Here, you will find the personnel policies that pertain to one the superintendent. See the Personnel section below for all other personnel policies.

    Fiscal Management (Reference Code D)

    Support Services (Reference Code E)

    Facilities Development (Reference Code F)

    Personnel (Reference Code G)

    School principal and staff members working together in a classroomThe personnel policies are divided in three main subdivisions: topics that pertain to all employees; policies that pertain to professional personnel, including administrators, who must hold educational certification by the state to serve in their positions; and policies pertaining to all other personnel.

    Negotiations (Reference Code H)

    Staff members working together on a laptopThese policies pertain to the process of negotiating with staff units recognized by the school board.

    Instruction (Reference Code I)

    Student raises hand while elementary school teacher talks to classPolicies on instructional program: basic programs, special programs, activities programs, instructional resources and academic achievement.

    Students (Reference Code J)

    A group of diverse students sing during assemblyPolicies concerning students are found here: admissions, attendance, rights and responsibilities, conduct, discipline and health and welfare services. Policies pertaining to the curriculum, instruction of students, and extracurricular programs are in the Instruction section.

    School-Community Relations (Reference Code K)

    Community volunteer works with elementary school studentPolicies affecting relations with the general public and with community and public agencies except other educational agencies and groups.

    Education Agency Relations (Reference Code L)