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4:160 Environmental Quality of Buildings and Grounds

The Superintendent or designee(s) shall take all reasonable measures to protect: (1) the safety of District personnel, students, and visitors on District premises from risks associated with hazardous materials, and (2) the environmental quality of the District’s buildings and grounds.  Before pesticides are used on District premises, the Superintendent or designee shall notify employees and parents/guardians of students as required by the Structural Pest Control Act, 225 ILCS 235/, and the Lawn Care Products Application and Notice Act, 415 ILCS 65/.

LEGAL REF.:        29 C.F.R. 1910.1030, Occupational Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens, as adopted by the Illinois Department of Labor, 
                             56 Ill.Admin.Code §350.300(c).
                             29 C.F.R. §1910.1200, Occupational Safety and Health Administration Hazard Communication Standards, as adopted
                             by 820 ILCS 255/1.5, Toxic Substances Disclosure to Employees Act.
                             20 ILCS 3130/, Green Buildings Act.
                             105 ILCS 5/10-20.17a; 5/10-20.48; 135/; and 140/, Green Cleaning School Act.
                              225 ILCS 235/, Structural Pest Control Act.
                              415 ILCS 65/, Lawn Care Products Application and Notice Act.
                              820 ILCS 255/, Toxic Substances Disclosure to Employees Act. (Inoperative)
                              23 Ill.Admin.Code §1.330, Hazardous Toxic Materials Training.

CROSS REF.:       4:150 (Facility Management and Building Programs), 4:170 (Safety)

ADOPTED:           November 24, 2014

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