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FILE CODE: 4147-4247
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Through its overall safety program, the board of education shall seek to ensure the safety of employees during working hours.
The board shall be diligent in maintaining safe working conditions for employees. It shall provide an Exposure Control Plan for the occupational containment of bloodborne pathogens and information on possible hazardous substances in the workplace, in accordance with the law.
The board shall expect employees to follow all established safety rules and regulations, such as those pertaining to the use of safety equipment, the wearing of safety clothing and protective eye devices where appropriate, and the lifting or shifting of heavy weights.
Employees shall report all accidents to their supervisor immediately.
Date: December 18, 1989
Revised: March 2000, August 26, 2002
NJSBA Review/Update: March 2008
Readopted: August 25, 2008
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