Ohio - Emergency Operations Plans: Interagency Coordination: Stakeholders

Area: 
Stakeholders
Policy Type: 
regulation; statute
Summary: 

State law encourages or requires inter-agency coordination as part of initial emergency plan development only.

Ohio Administrative Code 3301-5-01 Requirements for the emergency management plan and test.

(C) Stakeholder community engagement

  • (1) In developing the emergency management plan for each building, the administrator shall involve the following stakeholders:
    • (a) Community law enforcement and safety officials (including, but not limited to, law enforcement, fire, emergency medical personnel, and any local divisions having county-wide emergency management);
    • (b) Parents or legal guardians of students who are assigned to the building;
    • (c) Teachers who are assigned to the building; and
    • (d) Non-teaching employees who are assigned to the building.

Ohio Revised Code 3313.536 School emergency management plans.

(B)

(1) Each administrator shall develop and adopt a comprehensive emergency management plan, in accordance with rules adopted by the state board of education pursuant to division (F) of this section, for each building under the administrator’s control. The administrator shall examine the environmental conditions and operations of each building to determine potential hazards to student and staff safety and shall propose operating changes to promote the prevention of potentially dangerous problems and circumstances. In developing the plan for each building, the administrator shall involve community law enforcement and safety officials, parents of students who are assigned to the building, and teachers and nonteaching employees who are assigned to the building. The administrator shall incorporate remediation strategies into the plan for any building where documented safety problems have occurred.


Ohio Revised Code 3313.536 School emergency management plans.

(D)

(1) Not later than the first day of July of each year, each administrator shall review the emergency management plan and certify to the department of education that the plan is current and accurate.

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