Staff Health and Safety (GBE)

As a condition of employment, every new contracted employee of the School Board shall submit a certificate signed by a licensed physician, nurse practitioner, or registered nurse stating the employee appears free of communicable tuberculosis. Volunteers and temporary employees may also be asked to provide such a certificate.

No person shall be employed as a bus driver or bus mechanic unless he/she has a physical exam of the scope required by the Board of Education. In addition, every bus driver and bus mechanic shall undergo an annual physical exam as a condition of continued employment. The School Board also requires drug testing for bus drivers and bus mechanics upon initial employment and alcohol and drug testing on a random basis thereafter.