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7420 Policy - Hygienic Management

The Board of Education recognizes that the health and physical well-being of the students of this District depends in large measure upon the cleanliness and sanitary management of the schools.

The Board directs that a program of hygienic management be instituted in the schools and explained annually to all staff members.

The Superintendent shall request that each facility be inspected for cleanliness and sanitation by the  Manager of Buildings and Grounds.

The Superintendent shall prepare, in consultation with the Manager of Buildings and Grounds and the School Nurse, procedures for the handling and disposal of body wastes and fluids. Such procedures shall include the protection of staff members who clean or handle blood or blood-soaked items, vomitus , saliva, urine, or feces; the disinfection of surfaces and items in contact with such matter; the disposal of such matter in sealed containers; and the frequent and thorough cleansing of hands and any other body parts that contact such matter.

The Superintendent shall develop and supervise a program for the cleanliness and sanitary management of the school buildings, school grounds, and school equipment pursuant to law. The cleanliness of each school building shall be the responsibility of the principal.
                                                                                                                                                                                            Approved/Adopted: July 13, 2009
Sharon Weinstock,
Aug 9, 2011, 1:47 PM