State law encourages districts to implement building risk or hazard assessment protocols.
Ohio Administrative Code 3301-5-01. Requirements for the emergency management plan and test.
The purpose of this rule is to define the requirements, content, and format of emergency management plan and the emergency management test as required by section 3313.536 of the Revised Code. (A) The emergency management plan and information required pursuant to division (B) of section 3313.536 of the Revised Code shall be submitted on standardized forms developed and made available by the department of education. Each comprehensive emergency management plan shall consist of four parts, including: (1) The emergency operations plan shall consist of a single document to address all-hazards that may negatively impact the school; including but not limited to active shooter, hostage, bomb threat, act of terrorism, bullying, and any other natural or manmade events that the administrator knew or should have reasonably known about that compromise the health or safety of students, employees, administrators, or property. A hazard identification and risk analysis shall be included. ... (E) Definitions (1) “Hazard Identification and Risk Analysis” - Process to identify hazards and assess the vulnerability associated with each.