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Safety Hazard/Risk Legal Authority/References Requirements Contact Links
Arsenic in Drinking Water NH Administrative Rules
Env-Ws 300-396
Testing Treatment System Cynthia Klevens
NH Department of
Environmental Services
(603) 271-3108
NH Department of Environmental Services
Small Public Water Supply Help Center/
Capacity Assurance
Arsenic in Pressure Treated Wood   Sealing Inspections Sherry Godlewski
NH Department of
Environmental Services
(603) 271-6801
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Chromated Copper Arsenate (CCA)
Asbestos 15USC2643(AHERA)
Title II
40CFR763
Asbestos Plan
Staff Training
Semi-Annual monitoring
Year Inspections
Marjorie Yin
NH Department of
Environmental Services
(603) 271-4555
NH Department of
Environmental Services
Asbestos

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Asbestos in Schools

Asthma RSA 200:42-47 Written approval from physician and parent   New England Asthma Regional Council

NH Department of Health and Human Services
Asthma Control Program

Behavioral Health Plan     Paul Deignan
Disaster Behavioral Health Coordinator
1-800-852-3792
or
(603) 223-3621
Paul.Deignan@hsem.nh.gov
NH Disaster Behavioral Health Team Acrobat Reader
Bicycle/
Pedestrian Safety
    NH Bicycle/Pedestrian
Information Center
(603) 271-3320
NH Bicycle/Pedestrian Information Center
Building Codes RSA 155-A Facilities that are properly built and maintained Marjorie Schoonmaker
NH Department of
Education
(603) 271-3620
State Building Code Review Board
Bullying RSA 193-F:3 School Board Policy
Notification to parents and superintendent
Stephen Berwick
NH Department of
Education
(603) 271-2299
National School Safety Center

RSA 193-F

Child Abuse RSA 169-C Report all suspected abuse/neglect Division for Children,
Youth & Families
1-800-894-5533
(603) 271-6562
NH Department of
Health and Human Services
Bureau of Child Protection

NH Department of Justice
Guidelines for New Hampshire School Employees:
Recognizing and Reporting Suspected Child Abuse and Neglect
Acrobat Reader

Comprehensive Emergency Management Planning for Schools   No mandatory requirements
Written plan and periodic drills are recommended
Gregg Champlin
NH Department of Safety
(603) 271-2231
National School Safety Center

NH Department of Safety
Comprehensive Emergency Management Planning for Schools

Defibrillator RSA 153-A:28-33 Units must be registered Bill Wood
NH Department of Safety
(603) 223-4228
william.wood@dos.nh.gov
NH Department of Education
Automated External Defibrillators (AED) In NH Schools

NH Department of Safety
Automated External Defibrillators

Diesel Emissions/
School Bus Idling
  Voluntary Program Jessica Morton
NH Department of
Environmental Services
(603) 271-1370
NH Department of Environmental Services
Idling Reduction Campaign

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
School Buses

Disaster Recovery
Behavioral Response Teams
  No specific requirements Paul Deignan
Bureau of Homeland Security
and
Emergency Management
(603) 271-2231
Department of Safety
Homeland Security and Emergency Management
Discrimination/
Harassment
20USC1681-1688
Title IX
PL105-17
Section 504
104CFR
RSA 354-A
NH Administrative Rules
Ed 303.01
Written policies
Appoint Title IX and Section 504 coordinators
NH Commission for
Human Rights
(603) 271-2767

U.S. Department of Justice
Office for Civil Rights
(202) 514-4609

 
Drugs RSA 193-D
RSA 193-G
RSA 318-B
RSA 193:13
NH Administrative Rules Ed 317 Suspension and
Expulsion of Students
Reporting
NH Department of
Education
(603) 271-3595

Due Process
Stephen Berwick
(603) 271-2299

NH Administrative Rules Ed 317
Form Ed 317 Acrobat Reader

RSA 193-D

RSA193-G

RSA 193:13

Fire Safety RSA 153
NFPA 101
NH Administrative Rules
Saf-C 6000
Fire Drills
Inspections
Crowd Control
State Fire Marshal
(603) 271-3294
 
Food Sanitation RSA 143
RSA 143-A
License
Inspections
Joyce Welch
NH Department of Health
and Human Services
(603) 271-4589
foodprotection@dhhs.state.nh.us
NH Department of Health and Human Services
Food Sanitation Inspection & Licensing
Guns/Weapons 18USC921
20USC7139
RSA 193-D
RSA 193-G
RSA 193:13
NH Administrative Rules
Ed 317 Suspension and
Expulsion of Students
Reporting


NH Department of
Education
Mary E. Earick, Ph.D
Administrator
(603) 271-6052

Due Process
Stephen Berwick
(603) 271-2299

RSA 193-D

RSA193-G

RSA 193:13

National School Safety Center

NH Administrative Rules Ed 317
Form Ed 317 Acrobat Reader

Hate Crimes RSA 354-B Reporting NH Attorney General
(603) 271-3658
 
Hazardous Materials Use, Storage & Disposal NH Administrative Rules
Env-Wm 100-500
Proper Storage
Proper Disposal
Notify NHDES
Obtain EPA ID Number
Make MSDS Available
Les Cartier
NH Department of Safety
(603) 271-3294

NH Department of
Environmental Services
(603) 271-6460

NH Department of Environmental Services
Pollution Prevention Program

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Protecting Health and the Environment at K-12 Schools

Housekeeping/
General Sanitation
RSA 281-A:64
NH Administrative Rules Lab 1403.38
NH Administrative Rules
Ed 306.07 Acrobat Reader
Maintain clean and healthy facilities Diane Roy
NH Department of Labor
(603) 271-6850
NH Department of Labor
Indoor Air Quality RSA 155-A
RSA 4, International
Mechanical Code
Periodic testing is recommended
New buildings must provide 15 cfm/pn air exchange rate
  Maine Indoor Air Quality Council

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
IAQ Tools for Schools Action Kit

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
IAQ Tools for Schools Program

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
IAQ Building Education and Assessment Model (I-BEAM)

Internet Safety RSA 194:3-d
Child Internet Protection Act
 
NH Department of
Education
Stan Freeda
Educational Technology and Online Learning
(603) 271-5132
Connect With Your Kids

New Hampshire Educators Online (NHEON)
Children's Internet Protection Act

Universal Service Administrative Company
Children's Internet Protection Act

Kitchen Safety RSA 277
RSA 281-A
NH Administrative Rules
Lab 1403
Proper equipment
Safe facility
Training
  National Food Service Management Institute
Using Equipment Safely and Efficiently
Lead RSA 130-A
NH Administrative Rules
He-P 1600
No mandatory requirements for schools
Efforts should be made to minimize exposure
NH Department of Health
and Human Services
(603) 271-4507
NH Department of Health and Human Services
Healthy Homes and Lead Poisoning Prevention Program
Mental Health/
Suicide Prevention
NH Admin Rules
Ed 306.39 Acrobat Reader
Standard 4 - Characteristics and behaviors for success
Requirements for school counseling plan
Mariane Gfroerer
NH Department of
Education
(603) 271-6691
NH Administrative Rules Ed 300

NH Department of Education
Office of Guidance and Counseling

Mercury RSA 278
NH Administrative Rules
Env-Wm 1100
Remove from science labs
Properly store and dispose fluorescent lamps
Stephanie D'Agostino
NH Department of
Environmental Services
(603) 271-6398
NH Department of Environmental Services
Pollution Prevention in Schools

Mercury in Schools

Mold EPA Publication
402-K-01-001
No mandatory requirements
Prevent/repair leaks
Cleanup spills within 24 hours
EPA
Indoor Air Quality Program

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Mold and Moisture

Natural Hazards   No specific requirements
Plans and drills are recommended
Gregg Champlin
NH Department of Safety
(603) 271-2231
NH Department of Safety
Homeland Security and Emergency Management
Nuclear Power Plant Emergency Planning RSA 107-B Written Plan
Drills
Mike Nawoj
Bureau of Homeland Security
and
Emergency Management
(603) 271-2231
NH Department of Safety
Homeland Security and Emergency Management
Occupational Safety & Health
General Safety
RSA 277
RSA 281-A
NH Administrative Rules Lab 1403
RSA 200:36
Safe & Sanitary Environment
First Aid Kit
Written Safety Program
Joint Loss Management Committee
Medical exam required for all school staff
Diane Roy
NH Department of Labor
(603) 271-6850
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health

NH Department of Labor

Pesticides RSA 430:33
NH Administrative Rules
Pes 100-1100
License
NH Department of Agriculture
(603) 271-3551

National Pesticide Telecommunications Network
1-800-858-7378

IPM Institute of North America
IPM Standards for Schools

NH Department of Agriculture
Division of Pesticide Control

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Integrated Pest Management (IPM) in Schools

Playground Safety RSA 155-A
State Building Code
Inspect and maintain Marjorie Schoonmaker
NH Department of
Education
(603) 271-3620
National Program for Playground Safety

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Playground Safety Publications

Poison Control Center     1-800-222-1222 Northern New England Poison Control Center
Pollution Prevention in Schools    
NH Department of
Environmental Services
(603) 271-6460
NH Department of Environmental Services
Pollution Prevention in Schools
Radon   No mandatory requirements
Testing recommended
Vent systems recommended in new construction
EPA NH Department of Environmental Services
Radon Program

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Radon in New England

Safe Drinking Water NH Administrative Rules
Env-Ws 300-394
Permits
Water Testing
Operator Licenses
NH Department of
Environmental Services
(603) 271-2513
NH Department of Environmental Services
Drinking Water and Groundwater Bureau
School Buses RSA 200:37 Medical exam required for drivers    
School Health Services RSA 200 Physical exam and immunizations required for all children at the time of entry into the public school system
Written emergency care policy required for each district
Cindy Watts
NH Department of Health
and Human Services
(603) 271-2130
School Health Services
Terrorism   No specific requirements
Plans and drills are recommended
  National School Safety Center

NH Department of Safety
Comprehensive Emergency Management Planning for Schools

Safe Havens International

Violence in the Workplace RSA 277
RSA 281-A
NH Administrative Rules
Lab 1403
  Diane Roy
NH Department of Labor
(603) 271-6850
NH Department of Labor

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