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Required Compliance and Inspection List for School Facilities

The following list identifies areas where Maintenance and Operation’s Departments must inspect or have inspections done in order to comply with Federal, State, County or Local agencies.

The list is by no means considered definitive. It was compiled through a survey of the members of the Washington Association of Maintenance and Operation’s Administrators (WAMOA) statewide. There are many commonalities among the districts but also many variables. The list will contain the most common responses.

Fire Extinguishers  Annual Local Fire Dept 
Fire Sprinkler Systems ( wet and dry systems) Annual Local Fire Dept
Kitchen Fire Suppression System Annual Local Fire Dept 
Backflow Preventers Annual Local Health Dept
Elevators Annual L&I
Periodic Asbestos Surveillance 6 months EPA
3-year AHERA Re-Inspection & Management Plan 3 year EPA
2-year Pressure Vessel Inspections 2 year Risk Management
Boiler Inspection 2 year Risk Management
Annual Fire Safety System - Test & Clean Annual Local Fire Dept
Fire Marshal Annual Inspection Annual Local Fire Dept
UST (gasoline); daily monitoring, weekly leak test check Daily, weekly Dept of Ecology
UST (gasoline); 3-year certified cathode protection test 3 year Dept of Ecology
Storm Water Retention Inspection Annual Local City
Integrated Pest Management Annual State
Annual Health and Safety Inspection Annual Local Health Dept
Toxic Chemical Storage Inspection Annual Local Health Dept
Pesticide Use and Posting When used Dept of Agriculture
Roll up Fire Door Inspections Annual Local Fire Dept
Grease Pit Clean Out Annual Local Health Dept
Bleacher/Grandstand Inspection Annual Local
Security Annual City
SSC Oil/Water Separator Tanks/Pits Annual Water District

Numerous areas require the attention of M&O personnel beyond the everyday maintenance and operation of school facilities. If you need more information regarding these areas please reference the contact information below. For local jurisdictions, contact the appropriate local city or county agencies for more information.

State Fire Marshal
Washington State Patrol
General Administration Building
PO Box 42600
Olympia WA 98504-2600
(360) 596-4000
Department of Agriculture (DOA)
Washington State department of Agriculture
1111 Washington St. S.E., Olympia
2nd Floor, Natural Resources Building
P.O. Box 42560, Olympia, WA 98504-2560
(360) 902-1800
Labor & Industries (L&I)
Washington State
Department of Labor and Industries
PO Box 44000
Olympia, WA 98504-4000
(360) 902-5800
Department of Ecology (DOE)
Washington State Department of Ecology
300 Desmond Drive SE
Lacey, WA 98503
PO Box 47600
Olympia, WA 98504-7600
(360) 407-6000
Department of Health (DOH)
Washington State Department of Health
101 Israel Road SE
Tumwater, Washington 98501
PO BOX 47890
Olympia, Washington 98504-7890
(360) 236-4501
Canfield & Associates – Risk Managers
Ephrata Office
451 Diamond Drive
Ephrata, WA 98823
(800) 407-2027
(509) 754-2027
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Environmental Protection Agency
Ariel Rios Building
1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC 20460
(202) 272-0167
Washington Schools Risk Management Pool
P.O. Box 88700
Tukwila, WA 98138
(800) 488-7569
(206) 394-9737



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   Updated 4/6/2010

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