Outline of the state of Montana

Security and Safety Assessments

Security and Safety Assessments

State law encourages districts to implement building risk or hazard assessment protocols.

Administrative Rules of Montana 10.55.721 Hazard and emergency plans

(1) A local board of trustees shall adopt a policy addressing a school safety plan or emergency operations plan. The plan required by this rule shall be periodically reviewed and updated as determined necessary by the trustees based on changing circumstances pertaining to school safety.

(2) The plan shall include:

(a) identification and assessment of the risks posed by potential local hazards within the boundaries of its school district;

(b) designing and incorporating regularly conducted disaster drills to address the hazards identified pursuant to (1);

(c) prevention, mitigation, response, and recovery before, during, and after an event; and

(d) training.

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