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
EmailJohn.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

Falls City Elementary School

177 Prospect St., Falls City, OR 97344

Falls City High School

111 N Main St., Falls City, OR 97344

Falls City Gymnasium

111 N Main St., Falls City, OR 97344

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

2021

Falls City Elementary School

2016

2021

Falls City Gymnasium

2016

2021

Falls City Library/Science Building 

2016

2021

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 

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

LONG-TERM RADON TESTING REPORT

FALLS CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT LONG-TERM RADON TESTING REPORT (2019-2020)

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

2012 Pest Management Annual Inspection Report

2013 Pest Management Annual Inspection Report

2014 Pest Management Annual Inspection Report

2015 Pest Management Annual Inspection Report

2016 Pest Management Annual Inspection Report

2017 Pest Management Annual Inspection Report

2018 Pest Management Annual Inspection Report

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. Test results can be found on the district’s website at: https://fallscitysdor.sites.thrillshare.com/

 

Additionally, copies of all test results are available at 111 N. Main St, Falls City, OR 97344. Falls City School District will also use current district email lists or communications programs to provide final test results to staff, students, parents of minor students, and other members of the community. This includes providing actual final test results or providing direct access to final test results through links in the communications. Please contact John Gilbert to be added to current district email lists and programs.

I certify that the above information is true and accurate to the best of my knowledge.

Robert Young, Board Chair - 6/17/19