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BELLEFONTE AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT
Safety Committee Meeting Minutes
A meeting of the District’s Safety Committee was
held October 26, 2005 at 2:00 p.m. at the Middle School Conference
room. Those in attendance were: William Cain, Aaron Barto, Judy Ripka,
Patti Hillard, Georgi Johnson, Betsy Bennett, & Pearl Hampton.
Aaron read October meeting minutes and no changes
were made. Minutes were approved as read.
- Bus duty liability – falls under the general
liability of the district if a child gets hurt, unless the
individual was proven to be negligent.
Outstanding Work Place Safety Concerns:
Work Place Safety Concerns: None
1. Asbestos update – December 19 through January 6
2006, asbestos floor tile and mastic will be removed from the band area
at the high school, a negative containment will be built, and there is
no danger to anyone in the facility. Need to send a letter home with the
2. Centre County Housing Authority and BASD signed
an agreement for the use of the water retention pond, therefore, Aaron
wrote a letter agreeing to provide manpower to clean-up the tree line
and bushes between the High School and Beaver Farms.
3. Injury reviews, slips causing a broken wrist &
back strains from improper lifting.
4. Pre-school at the high school needs to carpet in
the room as a child crashed on the concrete floor and was injured.
5. Cafeteria slips/falls at Marion-Walker due to
floor conditions in the cafeteria.
6. Saf-t-net Alertnow was purchased by the board
for immediate alert to all students and staff, on any emergency or
closing of the district or any unforeseen issue. More to follow after
The next meeting is scheduled for December 21, 2005
at 2:00 p.m. at a location to be determined. Meeting adjourned @ 3:00
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