This Policy is under review.

221R - School Crisis and Emergency Management Plan

Last Updated Date: 06/27/2023

Adoption Date: 09/12/2003

Revision History: 03/31/2009, 05/27/2009, 06/06/2012, 07/01/2014, 04/18/2018, 06/19/2019, 06/27/2023

Each school shall maintain records of regular safety, health and fire inspections that have been conducted and certified by local health and fire departments. In addition, the school administration shall:

  1. Equip all exit doors with panic hardware as required by the Uniform Statewide Building Code and

  2. Post evacuation routes for students in each room.

  3. Conduct safety drills in compliance with Policy 223P, Administration- Safety Drills.

In school buildings with an instructional and administrative staff of ten or more, there shall be at least two employees who have current certification in cardiopulmonary resuscitation or have received training, within the last two years, in emergency first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation. If one or more students diagnosed as having diabetes attend such school, there shall be at least two employees who have been trained in the administration of insulin and glucagon.

In school buildings with an instructional and administrative staff of fewer than ten, there shall be at least one employee who has current certification in cardiopulmonary resuscitation or has received training, within the last two years, in emergency first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation. If one or more students diagnosed as having diabetes attend such school, there shall be at least one employee who has been trained in the administration of insulin and glucagon.

When a registered nurse, advanced practice registered nurse, physician or physician assistant is present, no employee who is not a registered nurse, advanced practice registered nurse, physician or physician assistant shall assist with the administration of insulin or administer glucagon. Prescriber authorization and parental consent shall be obtained for any employee who is not a registered nurse, advanced practice registered nurse, physician or physician assistant to assist with the administration of insulin and administer glucagon.

 

Legal Reference(s):
Code of Virginia, 1950, as amended, Section(s) 22.1-274, 22.1-279.8.

8 VAC 20-131-260

Policy References: