(1) Representatives of the department or local health authority must be permitted to enter any school at any reasonable time for the purpose of making inspections to determine compliance with this subchapter. Annual inspections must be conducted by a school administrator, facility manager, or other staff member approved by the school administration, as well as having a department or local health authority inspection once a year, or as necessary. The department or local health authority may determine that special circumstances or local conditions warrant inspections with greater or less frequency. Upon receiving a complaint, the local health authority may determine if more inspections are necessary.
(2) Inspections of school facilities must be done using forms approved by the department.
(3) Inspection records must be kept on file at the school for at least three years from the time of inspection.
(4) Following each inspection, representatives of the department or local health authority must give the school administration a copy of an inspection report which notes any deficiencies and sets a time schedule for compliance. The report must document deficiencies.
History: 50-1-206, MCA; IMP, 50-1-203, 50-1-206, MCA; NEW, 1986 MAR p. 546, Eff. 4/11/86; TRANS, from DHES, 2001 MAR p. 2425; AMD, 2020 MAR p. 47, Eff. 1/18/20.