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Safety

The Safety Department coordinates the district's safety and risk management program and provides guidance to schools and departments in maintaining a safe physical environment, adhering to safety regulations and maintaining required records.

The Department also serves as District liaison with local, state, & federal agencies including OSHA, DOT, Fire Department, Health Department, Risk Management and Emergency Management.



The Department oversees the following School programs: 

• General Liability Claims - Injury

• Bus Stop Safety Issue 

• Crossing Guards: APPLY NOW
• Principals Monthly Fire Drill and Inspections

• Fire Evacuation Plans 

• School Emergency Responder Training

• Student Accident Reporting

• Traffic and Car Pool Safety

• Off-Duty Traffic Officers

• OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens and Hazard Communication training

• OSHA Recordkeeping

• Hepatitis B Vaccinations

• Personal Protective Equipment

• Tornado Safety Plans

• Nuclear Emergency Evacuation Plans

• Chemical Hygiene Plans

• Hazardous Chemical Disposal

• Automated External Defibrillator (AED) Inventory

The Department serves as CMS liaison for the following Agencies and Programs:

• Mecklenburg County Emergency Operations Center - EOC

• Mecklenburg County All-Hazards Advisory Committee - AHAC

• American Red Cross Emergency Shelter Operations  

• CDC’s Cities Readiness Initiative - CRI 

• FEMA School Nuclear Response Plans

• School Crossing Guard Program

• Mecklenburg County Fire & Life Safety Bowl

North Carolina Statewide Tornado Drill

• Building Services Annual Safety Conference