Kentucky - Air Quality: Program Requirement

Area: 
Program Requirement
Policy Type: 
Regulation
Summary: 

State law encourages districts to address air quality issues in schools.

902 Kentucky Administrative Regulations 45:150 School sanitation.

Section 6.  Building, Heating and Ventilation. (1) All walls, ceilings, floors, furniture, drapes, curtains, and blinds shall be kept in good repair.
(2)(a) All floors shall be kept clean and free of litter.

  • (b) All walls, ceilings, furniture, drapes, curtains, and blinds shall be kept clean.

  • (c) All floors shall be cleaned using dustless methods.

  • (d) Special attention shall be given to maintain floor areas around drinking fountains and toilet and hand-washing facilities free of water spillage.

(3) School buildings shall be maintained free of insect or rodent harborage and infestation. Extermination methods and other measures to control insects and rodents shall be pursuant to applicable state laws and administrative regulations.

(4) School buildings shall maintain a minimum indoor temperature for occupied spaces of sixty-eight (68) degrees Fahrenheit at a point measured thirty (30) inches above the floor. The installation of portable space heaters shall not be used to achieve compliance.

(5) Schools with ten (10) or more students shall provide sufficient storage space for outer clothing, play equipment, school supplies, and student's sack lunches. This space shall be easily accessible, well lighted, easily cleanable, ventilated and be designed, constructed, and maintained to reduce fire hazards.

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