Regulations Manual

Alterations for the 2021-22 school year

Some of the regulations may not be in effect as written given current guidance and/or emergency rules from the state legislature, OSPI, the State Board of Education and other governing bodies. Please see our Returning to School 2021-22 FAQ page for more information on practices that may be altered at this time.

Administrative Regulations Manual & Procedures

Under Policy Governance®, within the directives and limitation listed in the Board Governance Policies, the Board delegates the development and implementation of Administrative Regulations and procedures to the Superintendent and staff, except in regard to issues for which they are mandated by law to take direct action. A comprehensive review and revision of all District policies and procedures was completed between August and December 2015, and the conversion to an Administrative Regulations Manual was completed on February 1, 2016.

Regulations establish legal records and standards of conduct for the school district. Regulations can provide a bridge between the School Board's philosophy and goals and the everyday administration of programs.

The Issaquah School District is continually updating Regulations and procedures to keep current with state laws and regulations as well as best practices. Regulations or procedures on this website may be in transition or in process of being revised.

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Staff Safety and Hazard Communication - 6511

Code: 6511

Adopted: 12/10/1996

Last Revised Date: 10/29/2012

Related Procedures:

The District recognizes that safety and health standards should be incorporated into all aspects of the operation of the District. Rules for safety and prevention of accidents shall be posted in compliance with OSHA and WISHA requirements. All hazardous chemicals will be identified and properly labeled. Staff members will be trained in the use of these chemicals specific to their respective jobs. Proper records will be maintained to verify that all of the preventive and safety measures are in place. Injuries and accidents shall be reported to the District office.

The District shall ensure that methods are in place to inform employees and contractors who have employees working at the District’s workplace, regarding hazardous chemicals that employees may be exposed to while performing their work. Such information shall include suggestions for appropriate protective measures and who to contact if a safety concern should arise.

The District shall have at least one staff member at each school and work site in the District who holds a valid certificate of first aid training or equivalent training provided by the District nurses. Each school and work site shall have first aid supplies readily accessible and if the work site has more than fifty employees a first-aid station shall be established. 

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Legal References:

  • RCW 49.17 Washington Industrial Safety and Health Act