XI-03: Safety Program

North Sanpete School District
Statement of ............. 

Board Policy with Guidelines

Policy Number:  XI-3
Effective Date:  12/16/1982
Revised Date:
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Subject:  Safety Program

DISTRICT POLICY
Accidents are undesirable, unplanned occurrences, which may result in tragic consequences--bodily harm, loss of school time, property damage, legal action, and even fatality. It shall be the policy of the Board to protect the safety of all students, employees, visitors, and others present on district property or at school-sponsored events.

GUIDELINES

  1. The practice of safety shall also be considered a facet of the instructional plan of the district schools by virtue of educational programs in traffic and pedestrian safety, driver education, fire prevention, emergency procedures, etc., appropriately geared to students at different grade levels.
  2. Each principal shall be responsible for the supervision of a safety program for his school, and the school business manager shall have overall responsibility for the safety program of the district. General areas of emphasis shall include, but not be limited to: in-service training; accident record-keeping; plant inspection; driver and vehicle safety programs; fire prevention; school site selection; and emergency procedures and traffic safety problems relevant to students, employees, and the community.

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