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Policies » Section E: Support Services » EBCA: Emergency Plans

Policy Date: 06/04/2020

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The Superintendent is responsible for ensuring the District’s Emergency Response Plan conforms with the requirements of RSA 189:64 and addresses hazards including, but not limited to: acts of violence, threats, natural disasters, fire, hazardous materials, medical emergencies, and other hazards deemed necessary by the School Board or local emergency authorities. The emergency response plans will be based on and conform to the Incident Command System and the National Incident Management System.

The School Board directs the Superintendent to develop site-specific emergency response plans for each school building, to have each plan reviewed annually prior to September 1, and to submit the emergency response plans or if the annual review does not change the plan, notice that the review has been completed to the Department of Education no later than September 1st each year.

The Superintendent is authorized to provide a current building schematic floor plan in digital format to the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management of the Department of Safety.

The Superintendent or his/her designee is responsible for ensuring that at least two times per year, each school conducts emergency response drills, will establish a relationship with local and state emergency and law enforcement authorities, and will serve as a coordinator/liaison with these authorities.

Legal Reference:
RSA 189:64, Emergency Response Plans
Adopted: November 4, 1993
Re-Adopted: April 6, 2000
Revised: February 1, 2018
Revised: January 3, 2019
June 4, 2020