As defined in the Maine School Health Manual, first aid is “immediate and temporary care in the event of an accident or injury before medical care can be obtained.”

The Superintendent/designee shall establish and implement procedures for handling accidents and injuries, which shall make clear the responsibilities of various school personnel.  They shall be based upon recommendations in the Maine School Health Manual.  The Superintendent/designee shall maintain a system for accident reporting and for maintaining emergency health and contact information on each student.  The Superintendent/designee shall also designate appropriate staff members to be responsible for administering first aid and will provide these individuals with appropriate training.


Approved: April 11, 1995

Recoded: June 1998

Revised: October 10, 2023

Revision #2
Created 6 December 2022 13:20:02 by Jennifer Lakari
Updated 11 October 2023 15:44:34 by Jennifer Lakari