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8453.01 - Control of Blood-Borne Pathogens

The Board seeks to provide conditions that contribute to the protection of all persons from exposure to blood-borne pathogens or other potentially infectious materials while on school sites or at school activities.

The Superintendent shall provide for the development and implementation of a program and procedures to minimize employee and student, as well as visitor, exposure to blood or other potentially infectious materials. Hepatitis B vaccinations will be provided to "at risk" employees at no cost and in accordance with federally mandated scheduling. Appropriate procedures shall be established for the reporting, evaluation, and follow-up to any and all incidents of exposure.

The Superintendent shall

  A. develop an exposure control plan and update it annually.

 

  B. require proper training in the universal precautions against exposure and/or contamination, including the provision of appropriate protective supplies and equipment.

 

  C. identify those categories of employees whose duties create a reasonable anticipation of exposure to blood or other infectious materials.

 

  D. request Hepatitis B vaccinations for those employees whose duties create a reasonable anticipation of exposure to blood or other infectious materials.

 

  E. require the reporting of all incidents of exposure.

 

  F. require record keeping of all of the above that complies with Federal and State laws.

 

29 C.F.R. 1910.1030

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