|North Coast Schools' Insurance Group (NCSIG)
NCSIG provides a number of services to our members in addition
to insurance. Among these are a consortium to provide federally
mandated drug and alcohol testing of school bus drivers,
asbestos regulation compliance, lead regulation compliance,
and compliance with OSHA training requirements.
and Alcohol Testing Consortium
provides for pooled, random testing of approximately 200
school bus drivers in Humboldt and Del Norte counties.
The random drawings and all testing is administered on
our behalf by: Compliance Associates.
To add or drop a driver to your
district's list, contact Taylin Titus
by email or by telephone at 707-445-7067.
To download a copy of our model district
Drug and Alcohol Policy, click one of the following:
NCSIG DOT Policy.pdf
Blood Borne Pathogens
can assist your district in compliance with OSHA blood
borne pathogens regulations.
Model District Exposure
NCSIG has developed a model school
district exposure control plan. The link below will download
the plan in Microsoft Word format. It consists of thirteen
document files compressed in a Zip archive.
Model Plan (Zip Archive)
For additional help, please contact Taylin Titus, Risk Manager.
Chemical Hygiene (Hazard
NCSIG has acquired a model chemical
hygiene plan for use by our member districts. Please contact
Taylin Titus to obtain a copy.
SPAB (School Pupil Activity Buses)
SPAB (School Pupil Activity Buses) are commercial
buses hired by a district to transport students. They
are required to adhere to stricter regulations that
non-student charter trips.
Before hiring a SPAB, the following steps must be
- Check with your district transportation department
on the availability/feasibility of district transportation.
permission from you district to pursue the use of a SPAB.
- The Company must be on the pre-approved list annually
provided by the NCSIG.
- Follow the directions of the School Pupil Activity
Buses (SPAB) Manual created by NCSIG.
SPAB Pre-Approved Charter Companies
Safety Credit Program
Safety Credit Flyer (PDF)