CHAMBERSBURG AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT
WORKPLACE SAFETY COMMITTEE
Pennsylvania Worker's Compensation Act of 1993 encourages all educational entities to establish workplace safety committees. The benefits of a safety committee include a reduction in the number of injuries, costs attached to the number of injuries and illnesses, and an increase in safety awareness.
In addition, insurance providers will grant a 5% discount in worker's compensation rates for institutions who have a certified Workplace Safety Committee.
The three basic functions of a Workplace Safety Committee are:
The CASD Workplace Safety Committee was created in November of 2009. Meetings are held the 3rd Thursday of each month.