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BELLEFONTE AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT
Safety Committee Meeting Minutes
January 26, 2005
A meeting of the Districtís Safety Committee
was held January 28, 2005 at 3:00 P.M. at the Pleasant Gap
Elementary School conference room. Those in attendance were:
William Cain, Aaron Barto, Judy Ripka, Pearl Hampton & Mike Frazier.
Aaron read December meeting minutes and no
changes were made. Minutes were approved as read.
1. Aaron reported that the schools are getting
much better at not allowing any service companies or salespeople in
their facilities without check with Aaron first. There are still
some that are slipping through the cracks, but it is getting much
2. There were no accidents to investigate.
Outstanding Work Place Safety Concerns:
Work Place Safety Concerns: None
1. Pennsylvania Weather drill/Emergency drill
is scheduled for March 10, 2005 however that is a vacation day and
we will need to schedule our own drill as we did last year. The
Superintendent has instructed all Principals to practice the
District Emergency Drill on an annual basis.
2. February 15&16 Aaron will be attending OSHA
update training in State College. The District is not regulated by
OSHA, however, the Collective Bargaining Agreement makes mention of
the District following Labor & Industry and OSHA standards.
3. In March Jeff Lucas will be attending
Forklift Safety training. He will be taking a Train the Trainer
course and then he will be able to train and certify the rest of the
Custodial/Maintenance staff as needed.
4. Aaron read over the Bi-Laws and all in
attendance were nominated for another one-year term on the Safety
Committee. A verbal vote was taken, and all nominees were approved.
A. Aaron will try to
get a nurse (Georgi Johnson has never attended) and a member of
maintenance (Jeff Lucas has not been able to attend) to attend the
The next meeting is scheduled for February,
2005 place, date and time has not been scheduled at this time.
Meeting adjourned at 3:50 pm.
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