Through its overall safety program and various policies pertaining to school personnel, the School Committee will seek to assure the safety of employees during their working hours.
Applicants offered a position in the district must successfully pass a pre-employment physical examination prior to the date of employment.
The Superintendent may require an employee to submit to a physical examination by a physician appointed by the school system whenever that employee's health appears to be a hazard to children or others in the school system or when a doctor's certificate is legally required to verify need for sick leave.
The district provides an employee assistance program for the benefit of its employees.
LEGAL REFS.: M.G.L. 71:54; 71:55C