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Healthy & Safe Schools

 

1. Person Responsible

OAR 581-022-2223(5)(a) states that the Healthy and Safe Schools Plan must include the position within the school district’s or public charter school’s administration responsible for maintaining and implementing the Healthy and Safe Schools Plan.


The person responsible for maintaining and implementing the Healthy and Safe Schools Plan is:

Name: John Gilbert
Position: Facilities Manager
Phone Number: 503-787-3521 x1207

Email: John.gilbert@fallscityschools.org

Mailing Address: 111 N Main St, Falls City, OR 97344

The person who is the designated IPM Coordinator:

Name: John Gilbert
Position: Facilities Manager
Phone Number: 503-787-3521 x1207

Email: John.gilbert@fallscityschools.org

Mailing Address: 111 N Main St, Falls City, OR 97344

The person responsible for AHERA information

Name: John Gilbert
Position: Facilities Manager
Phone Number: 503-787-3521 x1207

Email: John.gilbert@fallscityschools.org

Mailing Address: 111 N Main St, Falls City, OR 97344

2. List of Facilities

OAR 581-022-2223(5)(b) states that the Healthy and Safe Schools Plan must include a list of all facilities that are included in the Healthy and Safe Schools Plan. 

All facilities owned and leased by Falls City School District where students or staff are present on a regular basis are covered by this HASS Plan. The list of those buildings and facilities is below:

          FACILITY NAME                                                      FACILITY ADDRESS

  1. Falls City Elementary School                             177 Prospect St., Falls City, OR 97344

  2. Falls City High School                                      111 N Main St., Falls City, OR 97344

  3. Falls City Gymnasium                                      111 N Main St., Falls City, OR 97344

  4. Falls City Library/Science Building                     111 N Main St., Falls City, OR 97344

3. Elevated Levels of Lead in Water Used for Drinking or Food Preparation

All school districts, education service districts, and public charter schools are required to test for and eliminate exposure to elevated levels of lead in water used for Drinking and Food Preparation through either remediation or eliminating access, according to OAR 333-061-0400 and OAR 581-022-2223. In conformance with those administrative rules, Falls City School District certifies the following:

 

  1. All testing was done according to the testing requirements in OAR 333-061-0400;

  2. All samples were analyzed by a lab accredited by Oregon Health Authority to test for those materials;

  3. All water fixtures required to be tester under OAR 333-061-0400 were tested for elevated levels of lead in accordance with the testing schedule developed by the Oregon Health Authority; and

  4. The testing schedule for each building covered by this plan is set forth below:

 

    Facility Name                       Year of Last Test             Next Scheduled Test

Falls City High School                        2016                                  2022

Falls City Elementary School               2016                                  2022

Falls City Gymnasium                        2016                                  2022

Falls City Library/Science Building       2016 .                                2022

The district conducted lead testing in the drinking water in August 2016. 

 

The EPA’s 3Ts technical guidance is available here:  https://www.epa.gov/sites/production/files/201509/documents/toolkit_leadschools_guide_3ts_leadschools.pdf

4. Lead Paint

OAR 581-022-2223(5)(e) states that the Healthy and Safe Schools Plan must include a plan to reduce exposure to lead paint that includes the following compliance with the United States Environmental Protection Agency’s Renovation, Repair and Painting Program Rule.

The Renovation, Repair and Painting Program Rule requires that individuals and firms conducting renovation, repair and painting projects on pre-1978 homes and “child-occupied facilities” be certified to follow lead-safe work practices.  “Child-occupied facilities” is defined in OAR 333-070-0085. 

For more information on the Renovation, Repair and Painting Program Rule, you can visit the following website: https://public.health.oregon.gov/HealthyEnvironments/HealthyNeighborhoods/LeadPoisoning/ChildCareSchools/Pages/RulesforRenovating.aspx

 

In order to comply with the United States Environmental Protection Agency’s Renovation, Repair and Painting Program Rule, district staff are certified by the Oregon Health Authority to perform the work.

Renovator - LRRP Initial License 

5. Asbestos 

Falls City School District complies with the federal Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act (AHERA). All required asbestos management plans are available for viewing below:

6. Radon

OAR 581-022-2223(5)(c) states that the Healthy and Safe Schools Plan must include a plan to test for elevated levels of radon as required under ORS 332.167. Note: radon measurement plans from school districts were due to OHA on September 1, 2016.


The district has developed a radon plan as required by ORS 332.167. Community members can access a copy of the radon plan here: FALLS CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT RADON PLAN

Test results will be made public and posted to the district website here: FALLS CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT RADON TESTING REPORT

Falls City School District will complete long-term follow-up testing and monitoring in the high school cafeteria. It will be completed in the 2019-2020 school year. 

7. Integrated Pest Management

OAR 581-022-2223(5)(f) states that the Healthy and Safe Schools Plan must include a plan to implement integrated pest management (IPM) practices as required under ORS 634.700 through 634.750.

 

The district has adopted an integrated pest management plan as required by ORS Community members can access a copy of the IPM plan here: FALLS CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT PEST MANAGEMENT PLAN

8. Carbon Monoxide Detectors

Falls City School District certifies that all buildings subject to the Healthy and Safe Schools Plan comply with the carbon monoxide detection standards in the state building code that was in effect when the building was originally constructed or as required by building code due to addition, upgrade, or remodel.​

9. Test Results Publication

Falls City School District is complying with the requirement to provide access to test results, as defined by OAR 581-022-2223 within 10 business days as defined by ORS 332-334. 

 

Copies of all test results are available at 111 N. Main St, Falls City, OR 97344. Falls City School District  will also alert members of its communities as to where they can access test results using current district email lists and programs. Please contact John Gilbert to be added to current district email lists and programs.

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