HAMILTON-WENHAM REGIONAL SCHOOL DISTRICT

WENHAM, MA

E5004

SAFETY PROGRAM

The District is entrusted with providing a safe and healthy learning environment and will take into account a wide range of possible threats and hazards that may impact the school community.

Within a reasonable time period, the District will comply with safety requirements established by governmental authorities and expect that its staff will adhere to recommended safety practices.

The Superintendent will have overall responsibility for the safety program of the District. The Superintendent will ensure that appropriate staff members are kept informed of current state and local requirements relating to fire prevention, civil defense, sanitation, public health, and occupational safety.

The practice of safety will also be considered a facet of the instructional program of the schools. Instruction will be provided in accident prevention as well as fire prevention; emergency procedures; and bus safety.

LEGAL REF.: M.G.L. 71:55C

        

Adopted: February 6, 2014

Reviewed: