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8453.01 Policy_Control of Blood-Borne Pathogens

The Board of Education seeks to protect those staff members who may be exposed to blood pathogens and other
potentially infectious materials in their performance of assigned duties.
The Superintendent shall implement administrative procedures which will:
    A. Identify those categories of employees whose duties create a reasonable anticipation of exposure to blood
        and other infectious materials;
    B. Provide for inoculation of the Hepatitis B vaccine at no cost to the staff member and in accordance with
        Federally-mandated scheduling;
    C. Ensure proper training in the universal precautions against exposure and/or contamination including the
        provision of appropriate protective supplies and equipment;
    D. Establish appropriate procedures for the reporting, evaluation, and follow-up to any and all incidents of
    E. Provide for record-keeping of all of the above which complies with both Federal and State laws;
    F. Develop an exposure control plan.


Approved/Adopted:  July 13, 2009
Sharon Weinstock,
Apr 9, 2013, 1:23 PM