Eye Safety/Hand-Held Laser Pointers | Policy 7523 & Policy 8213

Eye safety devices are to be provided by the School District for the protection of employees, students and visitors, and worn in the technology education classes and labs when activities present a potential eye hazard. The Superintendent or his/her designee will ensure that these devices are properly repaired, cleaned and stored to prevent the spread of germs or diseases after individuals use them.

Each classroom teacher is responsible for the safe and proper use of all instructional materials and equipment by students in his/her classroom. Teachers are to be made aware of the hazards associated with the use of laser pointers.

Students are not to have or use laser pointers in school, on school property, and/or school buses.

Education Law Sections 409, 409-a, 807-a, and 906
8 New York Code of Rules and Regulations (NYCRR)
Part 136 and Section 141.10

Adopted 04/26/99