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1.        Purpose

The Board recognizes that safeguarding the health and physical well-being of District students depends upon the cleanliness and proper sanitary conditions of the school buildings and grounds.

2.        Authority

        SC 701

The Board directs that a program of sanitary management shall be maintained in all District buildings and explained periodically to staff members.

The Board directs that standards be maintained to meet requirements set forth by the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Department of Labor & Industry, and any local agency that has jurisdiction.

3.        Delegation of         Responsibility

All District facilities shall be inspected regularly for cleanliness and proper sanitation by the Supervisor of Buildings & Grounds.

The Superintendent or designee shall develop and supervise a program for the cleanliness and sanitary management of school buildings, school grounds and school equipment pursuant to local, state and federal statute, rules and regulations, including, but not limited to the Pennsylvania Board of Health and the Department of Labor & Industry.

Cleanliness of each school building shall be the responsibility of the head custodian.

Teachers shall be responsible for the condition of their classrooms.

Principals shall inspect facilities at least once per month, and report to the Superintendent or designee any conditions that may threaten the comfort, health or safety of occupants.

School Code


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