Policies & Procedures Every OT Should Know

Every OT (including LTOs) needs to be aware of the following OCDSB Policies & Procedures. If you find yourself in a disciplinary meeting with a P or HR, “I didn’t know about the P&P” will not be a good defense. It is your responsibility as an employee to be aware of all relevant P&Ps.

Harassment policies and procedures

P.009.HS: Respectful Workplace (Harassment Prevention)

P.103.HR: Alleged Employee Misconduct Toward a Student

PR.541.HS: Alleged Harassment of an Employee

PR.542.HR: Alleged Employee Misconduct Toward a Student

PR.543.HR: Alleged Harassment of a Student

PR.544.HS: Alleged Harassment/Abuse of a Student by a Student

PR.652.HR: Respectful Workplace

Reporting suspected child abuse policy and procedure

P.091.SCO: Alleged/Suspected Violence Within a Student’s Family

PR.605.SCO: Reporting Suspected Child Abuse and Neglect- Student Under 16 Years of Age

Protocol for Creating Safe and Healthy Schools for Anaphylactic Students:

P.108.SCO: Care of Students with Severe or Life-Threatening Medical Conditions

PR.548.SCO: Care of Students with Severe, Life-Threatening Medical Conditions

Protocol for Creating Safe and Healthy Schools for Students Living with Diabetes

PR.632.SCO:  Diabetes Management in Schools

Protocol for providing medical care for students in life-threatening emergencies:

PR.547.SCO: Providing Emergency Medical Care for Students

PR.548.SCO: Care of Students with Severe, Life-Threatening Medical Conditions

Ministry of Education’s Prevalent Medical Conditions portal on EduGAINS 

Concussion management policy and procedure:

PR.561.SCO: Concussion Management

Field Trips & Excursions and Educational Tours/Student Exchange procedures

PR.673.SCO: Field Trips – Day

PR.674.SCO: Field Trips – Overnight

Appropriate Use of Technology and Electronic Communications Systems

PR. 622.IT: Appropriate Use of Technology

PR.672.IT: Electronic Communication Systems

Bomb threat procedure

PR.604.SCO: Bomb Threats

Corporate Code of Conduct for Business Relationships

PR.625.HR: Corporate Code of Conduct for Business Relationships

School Board Code of Conduct

P.125.SCO:  School Board Code of Conduct

School Security Practices (e.g. buzzer system, security cameras, entrance/exit, bus loading, street proofing)

Workplace Violence Reporting Process (eBase within the Staff Portal)

PR.680.HS: Violence in the Workplace

Communications Devices

Review how to locate and use communication devices for summoning assistance in emergency situations

Suspension policies and procedures

P.026.SCO: Student Suspension and Expulsion

PR.515.SCO: Student Suspension/Investigation/Possible Expulsion

Safe Schools policies and procedures

DRAFT- Safe Schools Policy (Emergency Preparedness and Response)

DRAFT- Safe Schools Policy (Managing Student Behaviour)