Safety Source2018-06-29T14:24:11-07:00

Earthquake drill on October 17

Major earthquakes may happen anywhere you work, live, or travel in Washington.  In an earthquake, you may only have seconds to protect yourself from possible injuries. At 10:17 a.m. on October 17, over 1.3 million [...]

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MENTAL ILLNESS AWARENESS WEEK IS OCTOBER 6-12 Each year, millions of Americans face the reality of living with a mental health condition. However, mental illness affects everyone directly or indirectly through family, friends or coworkers. Despite [...]

2018 Safety Committee Members

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your ESD 112 Safety Committee

The ESD 112 Safety Committee is comprised of management representatives and employees from each department.  The group meets regularly and is committed to promoting a safe and healthy work environment for all employees.  The purpose of the committee is to help employees and administrators work together to identify safety problems, develop solutions, review incident reports and evaluate the effectiveness of the safety program.  As part of their efforts to promote safety and health, the group will be regularly posting information here.

Safety Committee Members are:
Rick Batterberry – Facilities
Jenny Bullard – Specialized Transportation (2200 Building)
Serena Decator – STEM Materials Center (2300 Building)
Deb Drandoff– Youth and  Prevention Programs
Scott LaBar
– Insurance Programs
Joseph Mathews – Human Resources
Tim Merlino – Administration, Cabinet Representative
Wendy Niehaus – Administration, Chairperson
Susan Rahl – Communications

Contact Us

If employees have a safety concern and/or suggestion, they can talk directly with a representative or send an email to

The safety committee also maintains a safety bulletin board located outside of the mail room and a page on the ESD 112 intranet here (requires login) that includes minutes from committee meetings.