Randolph County Schools
Administrative Guidelines


The following guidelines are provided to enhance student safety and well being:

 A.Professional staff members:

  1.should not leave assigned students unattended;

  2.should not leave unqualified persons in charge of students;

  3.should take measures to assure the appropriate use of facilities and/or equipment for their intended purpose;

  4.should organize classroom materials and equipment so as to minimize danger of injury to students and to self.

 B.Each professional staff member is to enforce the following rules established for student activity in high risk areas:

  1.Students should not work in a shop, kitchen, or laboratory at other than the regularly scheduled period, unless otherwise authorized, and then only under qualified supervision and in accordance with the prescribed safety procedures.

  2.Only students enrolled in shop classes or laboratory classes, are to use power tools or other dangerous equipment and then only under the qualified supervision of a professional staff member.

 C.With the ever-increasing demand for the use of gyms and other such facilities, it is imperative that the professional staff take steps to maintain a safe environment in these areas.

  1.If permission is granted for a student or group of student to use a facility, a professional staff member or authorized adult must be present in the facility throughout the time it is in use.

  2.Under no circumstances are students to be left in charge.

  3.If for any reason an area is unlocked for use, the professional staff member or authorized adult is responsible for ensuring the area is locked up after its use.

  4.Under no circumstances are custodians authorized to open a facility for unsupervised students to use.

 D.Each professional staff member or other authorized adult must immediately report to the building administrator any accident or a safety hazard s/he detect.