It shall be the policy of the Board to guard against accidents by taking reasonable precautions to protect the safety of all students, employees, visitors and others present on district property for school-sponsored events.

The practice of safety shall be considered a facet of the instructional program of the schools, appropriately geared to students at different grade levels.

Each principal shall be responsible for the supervision of a safety program for his/her school. The Superintendent shall appoint personnel with responsibility for the safety program of the district.

The Board shall see to it that all public school buildings in the city meet standards of current fire, health and safety codes and that, whenever deficiencies are noted following an inspection, correction will be made promptly.

Approved 4/28/1981

Amended 6/7/2016
Previous Policy Number: EB

Approved 6/7/2016
Previous Policy Number: EB