Lake Washington is a recognized leader in sustainability practices and education. Schools around the district encourage students to actively participate in sustainable practices with special events in April to celebrate Earth Day on April 22.
Staff Health and Safety
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.
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.
WAC 248-100-175, 296-24, generally