Indoor Air Quality EBBD
INDOOR AIR QUALITY EBBD
The Hopkinton School Board shall direct the Superintendent to establish rules, regulations, and procedures that support adequate air quality in schools.
The Superintendent in conjunction with the school Principals, Business Administrator, and Facilities Director may utilize resources, methods, and recommendations established by Federal, State, and District agencies.
The school Principal or designee, in collaboration with the Director of Facilities, is directed to annually investigate air quality in school buildings using a checklist provided by the New Hampshire Department of Education. This checklist is to be filed with the NH Department of Education, School Board, and Town Health Officer. Checklists will remain on file for five years. School Principal or designee conducting a good faith report shall be immune from civil liability.
AS per RSA, this policy specifically addresses:
Motorized Vehicle Emissions
1. Bus providers are to follow anti-idling procedures when arriving at student loading or unloading areas. Exceptions may be made for extreme weather conditions which require idling for heating or mechanical purposes or to ensure full functioning of safety lights and equipment when loading/unloading students.
2. All drivers are to turn off engines when parked to drop off or pick up children. Exceptions may be made for extreme weather conditions.
3. Delivery vehicles are to follow anti-idling procedures unless the vehicles need to run compressors or other devices. Exceptions may be made for extreme weather conditions.
4. Emergency vehicles are to follow their common safety protocols.
Adopted: December 19, 2011