RISK FACTORS: BUSES, PARKING & STUDENT DROP OFF (observe 20 minutes before first bell)

  • Bus and vehicle traffic in the area of student drop off is managed, monitored, and orderly?

  • Loading and drop off zones are clearly marked and identified.

  • Neighborhood and bordering areas to campus are free of risk factor indicators? (ie...graffiti, wooded areas)

  • Parking decals or identification authorizing parking on school property is required?

  • One main entrance and exit into parking lot.

  • Someone is assigned to check for unregistered vehicles in parking areas.

ACCESS & VISITOR PROCEDURES

  • There are adequate signs and directions indicating location of main office at every entrance?

  • Did front office personnel ask inspectors to sign in and check visitor ID's?

  • All visitors are required to sign in and out on a visitor log?

  • Visitor sign-in logs are verified by staff or completed by staff at sign in?

  • Campus has and utilizes a Raptor System.

ENTRANCE CONFERENCE (Meet with Principal or designee and other key campus members)

  • Campus members present for entrance conference?

  • Do you have a pressing safety need in your school?

  • What school safety activities does your school do best?

  • What do you believe are the biggest barriers to improving school safety measures?

  • Does the campus have a designated person to conduct any regular safety inspections or training internally?

  • Campus has an Emergency Operations Plan?

  • Campus has an Evacuation Plan & Procedure?

  • There is a written visitor policy and procedure?

  • Campus has documentation of drills?

  • There is a detailed floor plan for the entire campus?

  • There is an aerial photograph of campus?

GROUNDS AND SURROUNDINGS

  • All external doors are locked and not accessible from outside

  • Fence and gates are all in good standing and secured.

  • All walkways and steps are in good order and free of any trip hazards.

  • Athletic Fields appear to be safe and free of safety hazards

  • All equipment in Playground and Recreation areas is safe and in good repair.

  • Warning barriers/barricades are in place around any campus construction work sites.

CLASSROOMS

  • Each room has an updated evacuation plan posted by the doorway.

  • Each room has an updated Emergency Operations Guide?

  • Personal belongings are stored away and not accessible to students.

  • Classrooms are free of any chemicals and appliances to include refrigerators or microwaves

  • Rooms not in use are locked and not accessible to children.

  • All bookshelves are anchored to wall.

  • Any ceiling decorations are hung with fishing line.

SPECIAL NEEDS CLASSROOMS - LIFE STRIDES

  • Restroom facilities are well stocked and maintained.

  • Proper lifts and changing table is present in each room.

  • All electrical wiring for major appliances (washer, dryer, refrigerators) are free of exposed wires or electrical hazards.

  • Classrooms have access to hot water?

  • All storage areas areas are organized and free of clutter.

SCIENCE LABRATORY

  • All chemicals are properly labeled and organized.

  • All chemical inventories are regularly reviewed and any old chemicals are given proper disposition.

  • Storage cabinets are available and in use.

  • Eye and glove protection is available and appropriately used.

  • Safety warning signs up in all labs.

  • Are showers and eye wash stations available and in good working order

KITCHEN-CAFETERIA

  • Equipment safe and in good repair

  • Ansul fire suppression system inspection current.

  • Pantry storage room is orderly and free from items on the ground or too close to ceiling. (18" from sprinkled ceilings and 24" from non-sprinkled ceilings)

  • Refrigeration temperature logs are completed daily and accessible.

  • All refrigeration and freezer units are organized and clean.

  • Kitchen facility is free of any rodent or insect infestation.

  • All chemicals are properly stored and labeled and MSDS sheets are available

CAMPUS FACILITIES

  • Gymnasium is free from safety hazards.

  • Fire extinguishers are available throughout campus and inspections are up to date.

  • Alarm pull stations are accessible and in good condition.

  • Lighting is adequate and facility has minimal burned out bulbs.

  • Campus has a minimum of one AED Defibrillator on campus and can produce documentation of staff training on its use.

  • Custodial closets are orderly and chemicals are stored appropriately with SDS records available.

  • Lighted exit signs are in appropriate areas and working

  • Electrical wiring, chords, wall plates are in good working condition.

  • Personal, Protective Equipment & Safety Equipment observed and in use.

  • Mechanical rooms are all locked, secured and inaccessible without keys.

  • Mechanical Rooms are organized and clutter free - not blocking breaker panels or access doors (recommended 4ft clearance)

  • Restroom facilities are clean and in good working order.

  • All exits, hallways and doorways are kept clear and free from obstructions.

FIRST AID/NURSE FACILITIES

  • Hot & Cold water available.

  • Bed or Cot is available.

  • First Aid supplies are locked and secured when not in use.

  • Licensed Nurse or trained person gives first aid treatment.

  • Medical emergency plan established and numbers posted.

  • Records of monthly AED inspections.

VOCATIONAL, PLANT, MECHANICAL & TECHNICAL SHOPS

  • Adequate ventilation? Oil and/or Gas

  • Proper storage and inventory control of any chemicals?

  • Chemical SDS sheets are up to date and readily available?

  • Equipment guards in place?

  • Eye protection available and safety warning signs posted?

  • Flame proof cabinets are available and used when appropriate?

  • Lockout Tag Out procedures are being practiced and trained?

  • Adequate number and current extinguishers available in work areas?

Department Office Areas

  • Personal belongings and valuables are kept secure to the degree possible?

  • Excess electrical wiring kept from being strung across traffic areas as possible trip hazard?

  • No overload use of electric surge protectors?

  • Limited or minimal use of electric appliances (coffee pots, microwaves, refrigerators)?

  • Closets and storage areas are clean and organized?

  • There is limited and controlled access by public to office areas?

  • Printed evacuation plans are posted and current?

  • Customer lobbies and receiving areas are free of hazards and access to intelligent data?

BUSSES, FLEET OR OTHER ASSIGNED VEHICLES

  • Exterior of vehicles are generally clean?

  • Safety inspections and licensing are current?

  • Designated parking area for vehicles is easy to maneuver and park?

  • Vehicles receive pre service checks before leaving yard?

  • Department has specific accident reporting form and instructions for completion?

OTHER AREAS

  • Specialty areas

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CONCLUDING STATEMENTS

  • Suggestions/Recommendations

  • Critical Issues & Concerns

  • Commendations

  • Summary Comments

SIGNATURE

  • Auditor Completing Report

  • Campus Leadership Member

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