school must comply with the following physical requirements:
(a) Floors, walls, and ceilings in toilet,
locker, and shower rooms, laundries, janitorial closets, and similar rooms
subject to large amounts of moisture must be maintained in a smooth and
non-absorbent condition. Non-absorbent, non-skid floor matting may be used
where appropriate to prevent injury.
(b) Adequate coat/jacket and book storage for
each student must be provided.
Beginning September 1, 2021, the school shall have and follow written policies
and procedures regarding the storage, administration, and lawful disposal of
prescription, nonprescription, and over-the-counter medication.
(d) All non-emergency medication must be kept
in a locked, nonportable container, stored in its original container with the
original prescription label. Epinephrine, naloxone, and student emergency
medication may be kept in portable containers and transported by the school
nurse or other authorized school personnel.
(e) Food is not allowed to be stored in
refrigeration units with medications.
Schools must comply with the applicable
requirements of Section 7 of the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 (
, MCA, requiring employers
to provide a nursing mother reasonable break time and a place to express breast
milk after the birth of her child.
The school must provide reasonable
accommodations for students and staff on the school campus to express breast
milk, breastfeed an infant child, or address other needs related to
breastfeeding. Reasonable accommodations include, but are not limited to:
(i) access to a place, that is shielded from
view and free from intrusion from the public, students, and other staff, to
express breast milk or breastfeed an infant child;
(ii) permission to bring onto a school campus
a breast pump and any other equipment used to express breast milk;
(iii) access to a power source for a breast
pump or any other equipment used to express breast milk; and
(iv) access to a place to store expressed
breast milk safely.
The school must take measures consistent with the programmatic and
developmental needs of its students to ensure the safe use and secure storage
of any equipment including but not limited to: kitchen appliances, industrial
arts equipment, maintenance tools, and hazardous art supplies.
(i) To reduce the spread of animal-borne
diseases, livestock and poultry must be located more than 50 feet from food
service areas, offices, or classrooms except those offices and classrooms
associated with animal husbandry activities or other demonstrations as approved
by the school administration. In classrooms, offices, or food service areas
where livestock and poultry are approved by the administrator, animals must not
have contact with eating or serving surfaces.