ONTARIO SCHOOL DISTRICT

We're O Positive.

O Positive is more than a slogan for us.
It's our way of telling a story of the many
successes that are deserving of Ontario's pride.
Are you ready to be a part of our story?

January 28, 2009

ATTENDANCE

PRESENT
Mary Duran, Aiken; Rob Christensen, Alameda; Benny Quaid, Cairo; Conrad Tester, Pioneer; Luis Duran, May Roberts; Moses Martinez, OMS; Jeff Church, OHS; Doug Kaechele, Maintenance; Buckley Plummer, Maintenance; LisaAnn Riddick, District; Duke Clinton, Director of Operations -Also in attendance was Scott Brown from SAIF.

ABSENT
Sam Lopez, Warehouse

SCHOOL REPORTS

  • DISTRICT - None
  • AIKEN - None
  • ALAMEDA - Followed up on lockdown-quad doors issue.
  • CAIRO - None
  • PIONEER - None
  • MAY ROBERTS - None
  • OMS - The OMS bleachers are not working.
  • OHS - None
  • MAIN/TRAN - None
  • FOOD/CUSTODIAL - Absent

INJURY REPORTS
There were 19 student injuries reported between Jan. 28 and Feb. 18, 2009: five at Aiken; two at Alameda; four at Pioneer; three at OMS; and five at OHS.

There was one non-student injury reported between Jan. 28 and Feb. 18, 2009: one at OHS.

REVIEW OF STUDENT INJURY REPORTS
There were 26 student injuries reported between Dec. 17, 2008, and Jan. 28. 2009.

REVIEW OF EMPLOYEE INJURY REPORTS 
There were 21 non-student injuries reported between Dec. 17, 2008 and Jan. 28, 2009.

PRESENTATION
Doug shared with everyone on personal ergonomics and handed out a sheet of information. Many work-

related injuries are considered illnesses because they build up over time, caused by cumulative or repetitive motion. We have an aging work force at most schools, and most back injuries occur between the ages of late 30s and 40s. Posture, tendency, duration, frequency and exposure are things to consider when preventing work-place illnesses related to ergonomics.

According to Scott Brown from SAIF, prevention is not complicated. When in a specific area, ask