Risk Management focuses on providing a safe environment for students and staff by assessing, minimizing and preventing accidental loss to the district. Risk Management is responsible for the following areas:
The Bellingham School District will have all workers' compensation claims handled by the State Department of Labor and Industries.
The Zachery Lystedt Law was signed by Governor Gregoire on July 26, 2009 directing the education of coaches, players and parents on the recognition and management of concussions as well as establishing return to play protocol for all youth athletes suspected of or having a concussion or brain injury. For more information about concussions and concussion management guidelines, visit the W.I.A.A. website. You can also download a copy of the Concussion Information Sheet which is required for district sports activities.