FAX: (408) 201-6094
|Maintain Facilities to Comply with Relevant Policies and Regulations
Implement Emergency Preparedness as Viable Part of School Site Safety Plan
Follow Practices that Reduce Safety and Security Risks
Comply with Fire Codes and Fire Department Direction
Conserve Resources to Increase Funding for Educational Needs
|Electrical equipment can cause serious shock and burn injuries if improperly used or maintained.
If a part of the body comes in contact with an exposed electrical circuit, a shock will occur. The electrical current will enter the body at one point and leave at another. Electricity passing through the body can cause great pain, burns, destruction of tissue, nerves, and muscles. This can be life altering and ending. The following are General Best Practices for Electrical Safety:
Note: For additional information or clarification regarding Electrical Safety, contact SCCSIG Loss Control Department at www.sccsig.org.
|When a person is injured on the job, everyone suffers. The injured person may feel pain, embarrassment, and fear, and generally has his/her whole routine disturbed. Co-workers must fill in to try to make up for the absence, and the district loses the talent of a person who probably knows how to do that particular job better than anyone else.Throughout the district we have many mechanical guards, safety rails, items of personal protective equipment, etc., but the fact remains that most accidents are caused by unsafe acts – not faulty equipment. To help you avoid being hurt, it is important that you follow these rules:
Climb on proper ladders or stepstools only, not on chairs or shelves.
Stacked materials must be stable. Keep in mind the constant possibility of earthquakes. Keep heavy items on lower shelves.
All employees must sign the Acknowledgment Page – General Safety Rules. This acknowledgment page will be added to your personnel file to document that you are aware of and understand our rules in regard to safety.
|Here are additional safety “tip” flyers; please feel free to print and post them at your sites.|
|Applies to: Employees that store and handle heavy materials. Typically maintenance and operations, food services and custodial employees.Handling of heavy awkward materials is of great concern as back injuries, due to lifting are typically serious, painful and a leading contributor to our injury frequency. Employing sound lifting, storage and handling techniques is essential to maintaining a healthy back and safe working environment. The following are Best Practices for Materials Handling and Storage of Materials and Equipment:
Note: For additional information or clarification regarding MMH, contact the SCCSIG Loss Control Department (at www.sccsig.org).
|In accordance with the Education Code Section 32001 and 35297(b), we have put together the following corresponding Verification of Required School Drills log sheets. You will need to record the dates of each drill, sign verifying the drills were completed, post in the main office and submit a copy to the Facilities Department after each quarterly drill.Education Code Section 32001: Every person and public officer managing, controlling, or in charge of any public, private, or parochial school, other than a two-year community college, shall cause the fire alarm signal to be sounded not less than once every calendar month and shall conduct a fire drill at least once every calendar month at the elementary level and at least four times every school year at the intermediate levels. A fire drill shall be held at the secondary level not less than twice every school year.
Education Code Section 35297(b): A drop procedure. As used in this article, “drop procedure” means an activity whereby each student and staff member takes cover under a table or desk, dropping to his or her knees, with the head protected by the arms, and the back to the windows. A drop procedure practice shall be held at least once each school quarter in elementary schools and at least once a semester in secondary schools.
|I. KEYS ARE ISSUED TO AN EMPLOYEE
A. Grand-Master keys may be issued by the Principal or Supervisor to:
2. Assistant Principal
3. Custodial Personnel
4. School Secretary
5. High School and Middle School Yard Supervisors
B. Building-Master keys may be issues by the Principal or Supervisor to:
1. School employees only as required
2. Lead teachers
C. Room keys may be issued by the Principal or Supervisor to:
1. School employees as required
II. LOANING OF KEYS
A. No non-issued key may be loaned or given to an employee, person or student
B. No key issued to any employee may be loaned or given to another employee, person or student
III. THERE IS A REQUEST TO DUPLICATE A KEY
A. Grand-Master Keys
1. A request to duplicate a Grand-Master key shall be submitted in writing to the Director of Facilities. Each such request is to be accompanied by an explanation of the need to duplicate the Grand-Master and a current list of keys. This key list must be kept current and include key number and name of the person to who issued. If a damaged or broken Grand-Master key involved, it must accompany the request.
B. Building Master
1. Same as Grand -Master key
C. Room keys
1. A request to duplicate a room key is to be submitted on a Work Order to the Supervisor of the Maintenance Department. If a key is lost the room number, key number, name of the responsible party and where the key was lost is to be written on the Work Order. If a key is damaged the damaged key must accompany the Work Order along with the room number, key number and name of responsible party.
D. Additional keys
1. Requests for additional keys shall be submitted in writing to the Director of Facilities along with the reason for the request.
IV. SOMEONE LOSES A KEY
A. Immediately report the loss to his/her Principal or Supervisor.
B. The Principal or Supervisor phones the Director of Facilities to report the loss.
C. The Principal or Supervisor then follows the key duplication procedures immediately.
V. CHARGE FOR LOST KEY
A. Master Key and Building Master $250.00
B. Room Key $50.00
|Improvements to facilities and playgrounds need to be provided in a manner that prevents injuries and litigation. In addition to contacting and working with Facilities and Facilities Volunteer Project Proposals forms, requirements for playground projects must be followed as stated in the Requirements for Approval of Playground or Facilities Projects.|
|The California law states that parents or guardians are responsible for the damages to or losses of school property caused by their children. The Vandalism Bill to Parents form should be used to notify the parents of such losses and costs owed. If you have problems being reimbursed by the parents, please contact the Deputy Superintendent’s office for assistance.|
|Each site is responsible for submitting work orders for any repairs or changes. This information is tracked by the Maintenance staff on the district’s Mainsaver Work Order System.
Procedures for Emergency Call-in Work Orders:
Contact facilities at 201-6090 when the site administrator believes a genuine emergency is occurring, and facilities will assess and take action to address maintenance emergencies including:
Immediately after a Call-In Work Order and for all other work requests, submit a Work Order.
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