3516 – Business – Non-Instructional Operation – Emergencies and Disaster Preparedness Plan

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Adopted – 7/16/1998
Revised – 5/2/2013
The Board of Education recognizes that all district staff and students must be prepared to respond quickly and responsibly to emergencies, disasters, and threats of disaster.

School employees are considered disaster service workers and are subject to disaster service activities assigned to them. (Government Code 3100)

The Superintendent or designee shall develop and maintain a disaster preparedness plan which details provisions for handling all emergencies and disasters and which shall be included in the comprehensive school safety plan.

In the event of a federally declared emergency, salaried employees of the school district shall be entitled to overtime pay if/as documented from the start and throughout the duration of said emergency.

Legal Reference:
EDUCATION CODE
32001 Fire alarms and drills
32040 Duty to equip school with first aid kit
32280-32289 School safety plans
32290 Safety devices
39834 Operating overloaded bus
46390-46392 Emergency average daily attendance in case of disaster
49505 Natural disaster; meals for homeless students; reimbursement
GOVERNMENT CODE
3100 Public employees as disaster service workers
8607 Standardized emergency management system
CODE OF REGULATIONS, TITLE 5
550 Fire drills
560 Civil defense and disaster preparedness plans
CODE OF REGULATIONS, TITLE 19
2400-2450 Standardized emergency management system
UNITED STATES CODE, TITLE 42
12101-12213 Americans with Disabilities Act
Management Resources:
CSBA PUBLICATIONS
Avian Influenza, Governance and Policy Services Fact Sheet, April 2006
911! A Manual for Schools and the Media During a Campus Crisis, 2001
CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION PUBLICATIONS
Pandemic Influenza Planning Checklist, 2006
CONTRA COSTA COUNTY OFFICE OF EDUCATION
Pandemic Flu School Action Kit, June 2006
GOVERNOR’S OFFICE OF EMERGENCY SERVICES
School Emergency Response: Using SEMS at Districts and Sites, June 1998
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION PUBLICATIONS
Practical Information on Crisis Planning: A Guide for Schools and Communities, May 2003
WEB SITES
CSBA: http://www.csba.org
American Red Cross: http://www.redcross.org
California Department of Education, Crisis Preparedness: http://www.cde.ca.gov/ls/ss/cp
California Emergency Management Agency: http://www.calema.ca.gov
California Seismic Safety Commission: http://www.seismic.ca.gov
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: http://www.cdc.gov
Contra Costa County Office of Education, Pandemic influenza resources:http://www.cccoe.k12.ca.us/about/flu/resources_flu_action_kit
Federal Emergency Management Agency: http://www.fema.gov
U.S. Department of Education, Emergency Planning: http://www.ed.gov/admins/lead/safety/emergencyplan
U.S. Department of Homeland Security: http://www.dhs.gov
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