EID Compliance with Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

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The Board of Education directs the superintendent or designee to take steps to ensure compliance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA). Compliance activities shall include conducting an audit to determine applicability of HIPAA to district operations, recommending policies and regulations to be adopted by the Board, adoption or revision of…

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EBAB Hazardous Materials

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Hazardous materials include any substance or mixture of substances that poses a fire, explosive, reactive or health hazard as more fully defined by law. There are many areas of the school operation, from science laboratories and art departments to custodial services and vehicle maintenance, which use a variety of materials that may be hazardous. The…

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EBBA Prevention of Disease/Infection Transmission (Handling Body Fluids)

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All schools shall provide a sanitary environment and shall establish routines, recommended by appropriate health professionals, for handling body fluids. All school district personnel shall be advised of and follow routine procedures regarding handling body fluids. These procedures shall provide simple and effective precautions against transmission of diseases to persons potentially exposed to the blood…

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EDC Authorized Use of School-Owned Materials or Equipment

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School equipment may be loaned to community groups for educational, civic or charitable purposes when: 1. The group borrowing the equipment agrees to accept responsibility for repairing or replacing any equipment damaged or lost while in its possession. 2. The equipment is not unusually expensive and subject to easy damage. 3. The equipment is in…

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ED-EDB Material Resources Management/Maintenance and Control of Materials and Equipment

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The district administration shall ensure that proper records are kept on all textbooks, materials, supplies, and equipment owned by the school system. Records shall include records of the issuance of such items to the various schools; records of issuance within each school to individual teachers; and teacher records of issuance to students. Schools, staff members,…

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ECAC Vandalism

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The school system’s building and grounds are built, purchased and maintained with taxes levied on the community’s taxpayers, and all damage caused must be paid for in the same way. Therefore, every citizen of the district, students and members of the El Paso County Sheriff’s Department are urged by the Board to cooperate in reporting…

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ECA-ECAB Security/Access to Buildings

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Security for district buildings and grounds (during regular school hours as well as non-school hours) contributes to the well-being and safety of students and staff as well as to that of the sites themselves. Each school building shall be inspected annually to address removal of hazards and vandalism and any other barriers to safety and…

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EC Buildings/Grounds/Property Management

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The Board shall maintain school properties in good physical condition in compliance with State Department of Health standards. School properties shall be as safe, clean, sanitary, comfortable and convenient as the facilities will permit or the use requires. The superintendent shall have the general responsibility for the care, custody and safekeeping of all school property…

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EBCE Emergency Closing

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The superintendent or superintendent designee is empowered to close the schools or to dismiss them early in the event of hazardous weather or other emergencies which threaten the safety, health or welfare of students and staff members. It is understood that the superintendent will take such action only after consulting with appropriate authorities. The Board…

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EBBB Accident Reports

On July 24, 2014 By Miami Yoder JT-60

Adequate and prompt accident reporting is essential if similar accidents are to be prevented from happening again. If there are injuries or property damage, prompt reports are also vital in assuring the district, staff, students, and others of insurance coverage. Such reports may be important in the event of litigation. The Board requires that an…

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