Environmental Health & Safety Management

Student, staff & visitor safety is a primary concern of the San Diego Unified School District. The district provides a safety program to maintain safe working conditions and equipment at all times; to ensure that hazardous materials are appropriately managed; to comply with standards prescribed by applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations, to conduct continuous education and training on safe work practices, and serve as the environmental health & safety contact for school staff, parents and the community.

The Environmental Health & Safety Office is part of Operations Division and utilizes a Zone Management concept similar to Physical Plant Operations whereby the District is split into four geographical zones. Each zone is assigned a dedicated Safety Compliance Technician as their point of contact for environmental health & safety.  
To Report a Environmental Health or Safety Concern
Use the following form and send it to the Environmental Health & Safety Office (EH&S)
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School Safety Inspection Reference Book
San Diego Fire Department Inspection Program
Fire Extinguishers
Offsite Bus Fluid Spills Response & Reporting
Universal Waste Management Program
Guidelines for Managing Abandoned Autom
otive Batteries
Guidelines for Managing Sharps Waste
Sharps Removal Request Form
Guidelines for Managing Pharmaceutical Waste 
Guidelines for Managing Bio-Hazard Waste
Reporting Stationary Refrigeration Systems
Monthly Training Topic for June
Heat Illness
Additional information on Heat Illness can be found below.
Monthly Training Topic for May
Slip, Trips & Falls, Safe Lifting Techniques and Fatuige "You're more Than Just Tired"
Lifting Risk Factors
Fatigue Handout
Remember to fill out & submit the Semiannual Site Safety Inspection Form 
Remember to conduct training with site staff. For questions contact the Environmental Health & Safety Office.
Heat Illness
http://www.dir.ca.gov/title8/3395.html CA Code of Regulations (CCR)Title 8,  §3395. Heat Illness Prevention
http://www.crh.noaa.gov/images/unr/preparedness/heatindex.pdf NOAA, National Weather Service Heat Index Chart
http://www.sdcountyemergency.com/ San Diego County Emergency Preparedness APP
https://www.osha.gov/SLTC/heatillness/heat_index/heat_app.html Fed OSHA Heat Safety APP for iPhone & Android - This is a handy tool to obtain the heat index either automatically or by manually entering temperature & humidity. It also provides safety tips and other pertinent information.