4:160 Environmental Quality of Buildings and Grounds
The Superintendent or designee(s) shall take all reasonable measures to protect: (1) the safety of District personnel, students, and visitors on District premises from risks associated with hazardous materials, and (2) the environmental quality of the District’s buildings and grounds.
Restricted use pesticides will not be applied on or within 500 feet of school property during normal school hours.
Before pesticides are used on District premises, the Superintendent or designee shall notify employees and parents/guardians of students as required by the Structural Pest Control Act, 225 ILCS 235/, and the Lawn Care Products Application and Notice Act, 415 ILCS 65/.
Coal Tar Sealant
Beginning on 1/1/2023, before coal tar-based sealant products or high polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon sealant products are used on District premises, the Superintendent or designee shall notify employees and parents/guardians of students in writing or by telephone as required by the Coal Tar Sealant Disclosure Act.
LEGAL REF.: 105 ILCS 5/10-20.17a; 5/10-20.48
29 C.F.R. 1910.1030, Occupational Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens, as adopted by the Illinois Department of Labor, 56 Ill.Admin.Code §350.700(b).
29 C.F.R. §1910.1200, Occupational Safety and Health Administration Hazard Communication Standards, as adopted by 820 ILCS 255/1.5, Toxic Substances Disclosure to Employees Act.
20 ILCS 3130/, Green Buildings Act.
105 ILCS 135/, Toxic Art Supplies in Schools Act
105 ILCS 140/, Green Cleaning School Act
225 ILCS 235/, Structural Pest Control Act.
415 ILCS 60/14, Illinois Pesticide Act.
415 ILCS 65/, Lawn Care Products Application and Notice Act.
410 ILCS 170/, Coal Tar Sealant Disclosure Act,
820 ILCS 255/, Toxic Substances Disclosure to Employees Act. (Inoperative)
23 Ill.Admin.Code §1.330
CROSS REF.: 4:150 (Facility Management and Building Programs), 4:170 (Safety)
ADOPTED: November 24, 2014
REVISED: February 28, 2022