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Title: Health and Safety Guide for K-12 Schools in Washington

URL: http://www.k12.wa.us/SchFacilities/pubdocs/SafetyManual2002-2003/CompleteSafety&...

Abstract: This guide's primary focus is to recommend good health and safety practices to help ensure safer schools in the state of Washington. It is not aimed at prevention intentional violence in schools. It shall jointly prepare a guide for use by department personnel during routine school inspections in identifying violations of good safety practices. Topics includes are building maintenance and operations; general safety; plumbing, water supply and fixtures, sewage disposal, indoor air quality, HVAC Preventative Maintenance; sound control; lighting; food service; science classrooms and laboratories; playgrounds; animals inschools; pesticide use in school; visual and performing arts education; and athletics. In the appendix protocols, inspection forms, lists of appropriate chemicals (science labs) and chemicals for visual and performing arts are included.

Source: Washington Schools Facilities and Organization

Date of Publication: January 2003

Resource Type: Checklist - List - Manual/Handbook

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