Health And Safety Schools

Health And Safety Schools


1. Responsible Persons

Name: Jo Ann Lindenthal
Position: Executive Director
Contact Information: [email protected]
Name: Andrea Waldbillig
Position: Operations Manager
Contact Information: [email protected]

2. Facilites

All facilities owned or leased by Multnomah Learning Academy where students or staff are present on a regular basis are covered by this Healthy and Safe Schools (HASS) Plan. The list of those buildings and facilities is below:
Facility Name Facility Address
MLA Elementary 22565 NE Halsey St., Fairview, OR 97024
MLA Middle 3240 S. Troutdale Rd., Troutdale, OR 97060

3. Lead in Water Used for Drinking or Food Preparation

All schools districts, education service districts, and public charter schools are required to test for and eliminate exposure to elevated levels of lead in water used for Drinking and Food Preparation through either remediation or eliminating access, according to OAR 333-061-0400 and OAR 581-022-2223.  In conformance with those administrative rules, MLA certifies the following:
1.  All testing was done according to the testing requirements in OAR 333-061-0400;
2. All samples were analyzed by a lab accredited by Oregon Health Authority to test for those materials;
3. All water fixtures required to be tested under OAR 333-061-0400 were tested for elevated levels of lead in accordance with the testing schedule developed by the Oregon Health Authority; and
4. The testing schedule for each building covered by this plan is set forth below:
Facility Name Year of Last Test Next Scheduled Test Schedule or Exemption Reason
MLA Elementary 2016 2022-2023 School Year 6 year schedule
Facility Name Year of Last Test Next Scheduled Test Schedule or Exemption Reason
MLA Middle 2016 2022-2023 School Year 6 year schedule

4. Lead Paint

In order to comply with the United States Environmental Protection Agency's Renovation, Repair and Painting Program Rule, MLA will only contract with certified lead-based paint renovation contractors licensed by the Oregon Construction Contractors Board or school staff are certified by the Oregon Health Authority to perform the work.

5. Asbestos

MLA complies with the federal Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act (AHERA).  All required asbestos management plans are currently being updated and are available for viewing by submitting a request to Andrea Waldbillig.

6. Radon

MLA has developed a radon plan as required by ORS 332.167.
Radon Testing Information
Radon Testing Results:
Facility: MLA Elementary: 22565 NE Halsey St., Fairview, OR 97024
Test Year: 2018 
Test Results:
Next test scheduled is 2028
Facility: MLA Middle: 3240 S. Troutdale Rd., Troutdale, OR 97060
more information coming...

7. Integrated Pest Management

MLA has adopted an Integrated Pest Management (IPM) plan as required by ORS 634.700 through 634.750.  

8. Carbon Monoxide Detectors

MLA certifies that all buildings subject to the Healthy and Safe Schools Plan comply with the carbon monoxide detection standards in the state building code that was in effect when the building was originally constructed or as required by building code due to addition, upgrade or remodel.

9. Test Results Publication

Multnomah Learning Academy (MLA) is complying with the requirement to provide access to test results, as defined by OAR 581.022.2223 within 10 business days as defined by ORS 332.334.  Test results can be found on the school's website at under the Business Office/Health and Safety Schools.  Specific test results that can be found as stated above are: 
  • Lead in water
  • Radon
Additionally, copies of all tests are available at the elementary campus; 22565 NE Halsey St. ~ Fairview, OR 97024 in the main office.  MLA will also use current staff email lists or communications programs and/or the school website to provide final test results to staff, students, parents of minor students, and other members of their community.  This includes providing actual final test results or providing direct access to final test results through links in the communications.  Please contact appropriate MLA personnel to be added to current email lists and programs.
I certify that the above information is true and accurate to the best of my knowledge
Jo Ann Lindenthal
Executive Director