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P 4873 Staff Cell Phone Usage

The use of cell phones, iPads and similar personal electronic devices during work time presents a significant safety risk, as well as, adversely impacts work time. For safety and educational reasons, the instructional staff and support staff, except as provided in this policy for transportation employees, are not permitted to use such personal electronic devices during work time. Exceptions will be made for bonafide school related emergencies.

Bus drivers and other employees driving district vehicles and employees driving while on District business are prohibited from using cell phones, iPads, and related electronic devices while driving. If an emergency occurs, the vehicle should be parked and remain parked in a safe location during the use of the electronic device. Bus drivers and employees driving District vehicles should log those work time emergency calls with date, time, call duration and vehicle location with their supervisor as soon as is practicable.

Last modified: July 10, 2012

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