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BP 3514.1 Hazardous Substances

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BP 3514.1

Business and Instructional Support Operations
HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES

The School Board recognizes that the daily operations of our schools entail the use of potentially hazardous substances.  The Superintendent shall ensure that hazardous substances are inventoried, used, stored and regularly disposed of in a safe and legal manner.

Teachers shall instruct students as to the importance of proper handling, storage, disposal and protection with regard to all potentially hazardous substances.

Insofar as possible, the Superintendent shall minimize the quantities of hazardous substances stored on school property.  The Board encourages staff to substitute less dangerous materials for hazardous ones whenever feasible.

The Superintendent shall ensure that the schools are regularly inspected to identify potential sources of risk and shall inform the Board of any environmental risks in the schools.


KENAI PENINSULA BOROUGH SCHOOL DISTRICT
Adoption Date: 5/3/04