Environmental Health & Safety Office


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 (EH&S) 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.  
 
What's New in EH&S
Annual CAL/OSHA Mandated Training (Injury Illness Prevention Program, Bloodborne Pathogens, Hazard Communication & Fire Safety)
All employees are required to have the four above listed trainings annually per CAL/OSHA regulations. Take the necessary time to ensure that you stay in compliance by clicking on the below red "Click Here" button that will take you directly to the training.
 
 
To Report a Environmental Health or Safety Concern
Use the following form and send it to the Environmental Health & Safety Office (EH&S)
 
To Report a Serious Injury
 
 
New to the Website
Annual School Safety Inspection Checklist
Guideline for School Inspection Checklist
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 February
Bloodborne Pathogen (BBP), Workplace safety Tips and Hazard Awareness
New Annual School Safety Inspection Checklist - Replaces old Semiannial Site Safety Inspection Form. Due December 1,  2019 and every year after due November 1.
Monthly Training Topic for January
Injury, Illness Prevention Plan, Stormwater Information & Workplace Safety
New Annual School Safety Inspection Checklist - Replaces old Semiannial Site Safety Inspection Form. Due December 1,  2019 and every year after due November 1.

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.