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Stacy Lane
Director, JPA Services

Taylin Titus
Occupational Safety & Loss Control Specialist

Jean Legaz
Administrative Assistant
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.
DOT Drug and Alcohol Testing Consortium

The 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

NCSIG can assist your district in compliance with OSHA blood borne pathogens regulations.

Model District Exposure Control Plan

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 Communication)

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 taken:

  1. Check with your district transportation department on the availability/feasibility of district transportation.
  2. Secure permission from you district to pursue the use of a SPAB.
  3. The Company must be on the pre-approved list annually provided by the NCSIG.
  4. 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)