Comprehensive Safety Program

The District shall take every reasonable precaution regarding the safety of its students, employees, visitors, and all others with whom it conducts business. The Superintendent or designee shall be responsible for developing, implementing, and promoting a comprehensive safety program.

The general areas of responsibility include, but are not limited to, the following:

Emergency Strategies

Guidelines and procedures for responding to emergencies.

Loss Prevention Strategies

Program activities intended to reduce the frequency of accident and injury, including:

Inspecting work areas and equipment.

Training frontline and supervisory staff.

Establishing safe work procedures and regulations.

Reporting, investigating, and reviewing accidents.

Promoting responsibility for District property on the part of students, employees, and the community.

Loss Control Strategies

Program activities intended to reduce the ultimate cost of accidents and injuries through investigation and documentation.

Loss Financing Strategies

Program activities that identify and develop prudent methods of financing loss costs on an annual basis, including the purchase of commercial insurance, self-insured retentions, and risk pooling.

Vehicular Safety Strategies

Driver education programs, when available.

Vehicle safety programs.

Traffic safety programs and studies related to employees, students, and the community.

Information Management

The Superintendent or designee shall be responsible for the collection, storage, and analysis of relevant operational and historical data required to develop sound procedures for implementation and operation of the comprehensive safety program.

Pasadena ISD


LDU 2014.05

DATE ISSUED: 8/21/2014