Administrative Procedure 160 – Appendix B

Fire Safety Precautions

Background

The Principal or Supervisor of the support facility in conjunction with the Fire Prevention Department of the Regional Municipality 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.

Procedures

  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, Occupational Health and Safety 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 Material Safety Data Sheet (MDS) supplied to the purchaser by the supplier at the time of purchase or obtained by the end user via the District’s online MSDS system. 

Adopted:

May 12, 1986

Amended:

December 12, 2006, September 17, 2012, December 16, 2015; September 21, 2016

Reaffirmed:

April 23, 2012

Reference:

Section 18, 20, 45, 45.1, 57, 60, 61, 113 School Act

Section 6, Fire Prevention Act

Occupational Health and Safety Act

Occupational Health and Safety Regulation

Occupational Health and Safety Code

Cross References:

AP 160 Appendix A Occupational Health and Safety Compliance

AP 545 Hazardous Chemicals Management