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WAC 388-180-0170: What specific areas must be included in the comprehensive health and safety review?

Published: 2015

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WACs > Title 388 > Chapter 388-180 > Section 388-180-0170



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WAC 388-180-0170

What specific areas must be included in the comprehensive health and safety review?

(1) In conducting a comprehensive health and safety review of the school, the department must review the children's administration's case and management information system (CAMIS) records for any child abuse or neglect referrals and the disposition of the investigations.
(2) The reviewers must:
(a) Examine the residential facilities for health and safety (a specific list of elements for review are outlined in WAC 388-180-0230);
(b) Develop appropriate questionnaires or survey tools for interviews;
(c) Conduct interviews of staff, students, parent, teacher, and community stakeholders for concerns of student health and safety at the school.
(d) Review facility logs, including incident reports and daily shift logs;
(e) Review medication policies, including documentation of medicine disbursement when and by whom;
(f) Review admissions and expulsion policies for compliance with RCW 72.40.040;
(g) Review staff coverage policies for compliance with RCW 72.40.240 and 72.40.270;
(h) Review behavior management policy for compliance with RCW 72.40.220, including a description of the de-escalation techniques used with different ages or developmental levels of students;
(i) Review employee/volunteer supervision policies for compliance with RCW 72.40.250;
(j) Review policies for protecting students from abuse or neglect policies for compliance with RCW 72.40.250;
(k) Review any corrective action plans including implementing the written plan of action to assure health and safety and prevention of abuse or neglect incidents as directed in RCW 72.40.250;
(l) Review the documentation of awareness and prevention training of staff for compliance with RCW 72.40.230 and 72.40.260; and
(m) Sample criminal history and CA/N checks of school employees for compliance with the school's criminal history inquiry and FBI fingerprinting process.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 74.15.030 and 74.20.280. WSR 03-04-013, § 388-180-0170, filed 1/24/03, effective 3/1/03.]