Delta School District recognizes the value of Grade 9 parents choosing to organize their child’s day for ‘Take Our Kids to Work™’ on November 1, 2017. Further details of this national annual event may be found at www.thelearningpartnership.ca/what-we-do/student-programs/take-our-kids-to-work The District wishes to make you aware of the following from the Learning Partnership website: “Employer Liability Information ~ A student must be treated with identical care to that of any visitor to an employer's premises. Employers must take reasonable care to ensure that their premises are safe for the visitor. Employers may be liable for damages if a student is injured while on their premises. It is recommended that employers have appropriate liability insurance in place and that they consult their insurance providers in this regard.”
“The Learning Partnership Liability Information ~ ‘Take Our Kids to Work Day’ is an educational program provided by employers for Grade 9 students across Canada. The Learning Partnership website is pleased to provide suggestions to employers for planning and preparation, including health and safety preparation, in anticipation of Take Our Kids to Work Day. However, The Learning Partnership does not arrange or monitor activities or programs that are provided by employers as part of Take Our Kids to Work Day, nor does it provide specific health and safety training to employers or students. As such, employer and student participants in Take Our Kids to Work Day acknowledge and agree that participation in Take Our Kids to Work Day is completely voluntary and employer and student participants acknowledge and accept all risks of participation and assume full responsibility for all such risks to themselves and/or liability to others. The Learning Partnership is not liable for damages arising from any and all actions, claims, demands, obligations, causes of actions, costs, expenses and compensation of any kind on account of or in any way arising out of, or which in the future may result from, participation in Take Our Kids to Work Day or in conjunction with Take Our Kids to Work Day or the negligence of other people, including other participants.”
Parent/Guardian(s)/Student ~ Notice and details of absence: We hereby inform the Delta School District that my/our child will be participating in Take Our Kids to Work(tm) day, on Wednesday, November 1, 2017 as we have organized and noted below. We understand that TOKW is not a School District organized program and as such, parent/guardian(s) are responsible for all aspects of the day including but not limited to supervision, arrangements, transportation, and safety of the student. As well we understand that further information including safety at work is available on the Learning Partnership website. We understand that as in any workplace there is a risk of injury to our child. We have reviewed all of the above and recognize that the Delta School District cannot be held responsible for all manner of action suits, losses, damages or injuries, however caused, arising out of my child’s absence from school for the day.