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Policy 5282
Human Resources

The purpose of this policy is to provide a work place free from aggressive, threatening, or violent acts through the development and implementation of an effective program that provides a safe work place. Threats, threatening behavior, acts of violence, or any related conduct that disrupts another's work performance or the District's ability to execute its mission will not be tolerated. To this end, the Superintendent will take appropriate measures to prevent and respond to violence in the workplace.


The provisions of this policy apply to all work sites owned or controlled by Tacoma School District No. 10.


Cross References:      

Board Policy   5010   Employee Conduct Rules

                        5280   Termination of Employment for Certificated Staff

                         5280   Termination of Certificated Staff


Legal References:   

OSHA Sec. 5(a)(1)       General Duty Clause

RCW  51.04.010           Declaration of Police Power-Jurisdiction of courts abolished

           49.17.010           Washington Industrial Safety and Health Act Purpose

           49.17.060(1)       Employer-General Safety Standard--Compliance


WAC  296-24-073 (2)    Safe Place Standards


Adoption Date: 10/28/1999

Revised Date: 10/08/2015

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