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EBBC Fire Safety Precautions

Adopted: May 12, 1986
Amended: December 12, 2006, September 17, 2012, December 16, 2015

Reaffirmed: April 23, 2012

Policy

The principal or Manager of the support facility in conjunction with the Fire Prevention Department of Regional Buffalo of Wood Buffalo shall take all appropriate measures to prevent the outbreak of fire in each school or support facility and, if such an outbreak should occur, to minimize its effect.

Guidelines

  1. Areas in which flammable liquids or other combustible materials are stored shall be inspected periodically to ensure that the conditions for storage specified in the Fire Prevention Act, OH&S legislation and Building Safety Codes are met.
  2. Safety will be a primary criterion for selection of materials and/or equipment to be used within the District.
  3. Hazardous consumable materials, such as chemicals, will have a Safety Data Sheet (SDS) supplied to the purchaser by the supplier at the time of purchase or obtained by the end user via Fort McMurray Public School District’s online SDS system. 

References

Legal Reference:

Alberta School Act: Sections, 45(8)
Fire Prevention Act, Section 6(a)(i,ii)I(c)(i,ii,iii,iv) and I(m)

Cross Reference:

EBA Safety Personnel
EBBD Hazardous Chemicals Management

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