West Clermont Local School District
Bylaws & Policies


The Board of Education recognizes that the health and physical well-being of the students of this District depends in large measure upon the cleanliness and sanitary management of the schools.

The Board directs that a program of hygienic management be instituted in the schools.

The Superintendent shall cooperate with the Board of Health in the conduct of the inspection of each school building and grounds for conditions dangerous to public health and safety not less than semiannually. The Superintendent shall provide access to school premises for the inspection(s) which shall be conducted during regular school hours. The Superintendent shall provide records or information the Board of Health considers necessary.

The Board shall review its policies to provide for the safety of students, employees, and other persons using school facilities from any known health or safety hazards in a school building or on school grounds. The Board shall comply with Federal laws and regulations regarding health and safety applicable to school buildings.

Integrated Pest Management

The hygienic management plan shall include an Integrated Pest Management program (IPM) for the control of structural and landscape pests that minimizes the use of pesticides while addressing pest control.

Wastes and Fluids

The Superintendent shall prepare, in consultation with the District nurse, procedures for the handling and disposal of body wastes and fluids. Such procedures shall include the protection of staff members who clean or handle blood or blood-soaked items, vomitus, saliva, urine, or feces; the disinfection of surfaces and items in contact with such matter; the disposal of such matter in sealed containers; and the frequent and thorough cleansing of hands and any other body parts that contact such matter (see Policy 8453 and Policy 8453.01).

The Superintendent shall develop and supervise a program for the cleanliness and sanitary management of the school buildings, in school grounds, and school equipment pursuant to law.

The cleanliness of each school building shall be the responsibility of the principal.

R.C. 3701.933, 3703.03, 3707.26, 3313.473, 3313.86, 3314.15, 3707.26
A.C. 3301-35-03 (C) (D), 3701-54

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