SCHOOL SAFETY The School Safety Program works to provide a safe and healthy environment for children enrolled in private or public (K-12) schools through the following activities:
  • Conduct site approval, plan review, and pre-operational inspection of new or remodeled schools;
  • Condcut routine inspections of the school food service operations;
  • Investigate complaints;
  • Require annual food service license for all school cafeterias.
Washington State Department of Health - School Environmental Health & Safety Program Link CAMP SAFETY The Camp Safety Program works to reduce the risk of injury to youth at Summer Camps through the following activities:
  • Routine inspections of youth camp facilities;
  • Reviewing of plans for new youth camps;
  • Inspecting food service facilities at youth camps;
  • Investigating general and illness complaints.
OFFICE HOURS: Monday - Thursday, 7:30am - 5:30pm, Closed Fridays and Holidays OFFICE LOCATION: Courthouse Annex, 170 N.W. Vancouver Avenue, PO Box 1009, Stevenson, WA 98648 CONTACT US:(509) 427-3900
Rules & Regulations
WAC 246-366, Primary and Secondary Schools, Minimum environmental health and safety standards for educational facilities.
Health and Safety Guide for K-12 Schools in Washington State (pdf), Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction/DOH
Handbook for Public Playground Safety
Public Playground Safety Checklist