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5680 - Safety and Security

Policy:Safety and Security Policy Number: 5680
Date of Original Policy: 07/10/2002 Date Revision Adopted: 11/03/2021
Reviewed by Policy Committee: 01/13/2021 Date of Next Review: 01/21/2024
Replacement of Policy Number:  

The Board of Education of the Jordan-Elbridge Central School District hereby declares that it is the policy of the School District to provide a safe and secure environment to all those persons, students, staff and visitors, who lawfully enter upon District property or who travel in the District vehicles for the purposes of the District.

It shall be the responsibility of the Superintendent to establish and carry out written relations that will:
a)    Identify those staff members who will be responsible for effective administration of the regulations
b)    Provide staff time and other necessary resources for the effective administration of the regulations
c)    Establish periodic written review of the activities of the staff to ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations
d)    Provide ongoing mechanism for the effective review of safety and security concerns of the staff, students and affected public
e)    Provide reports to the Board of Education regarding the significant aspects of safety and security of the District  

Student Safety

All staff who are made aware of physical or verbal threats to students must immediately report these threats against student to the next level of supervisory authority for prompt action. The immediate supervisor must then inform the Superintendent or their designee, including any action taken, after learning of such threats to students.

The District shall disseminate this policy to all employees in order to ensure staff awareness.

Hazard Communication Standard

All personnel shall be provided with applicable training to comply with the New York State “Right-to- Know” Law and Hazard Communication Standard.

The Superintendent or their designee shall maintain a current record of the name, address and social security numbers of every employee who handles or uses toxic substances and which substance (s) were handled or used by the employee.

Rules and regulations will be developed to insure District implementation of this policy which shall include awareness information, employee training and record keeping.

New York State Labor Law Section 27-a and 879 12
New York Code of Rules and Regulations (NYCRR) Part 820 Article 28
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
29 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 1910.1200

Superintendent: James R. Froio
Phone: 315.689.8500
Address: 9 N. Chappell St., PO Box 902 | Jordan, NY 13080