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Atascadero USD |  BP  5141.1  Students

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Although the District makes every reasonable effort to prevent student accidents and injuries, accidents occur. The Superintendent or designee shall develop procedures to ensure that first aid and/or medical attention is provided as quickly as possible and that parents/guardians are notified of accidents.

Universal precautions shall be observed whenever it is possible that students, employees or others may have contact with blood or body fluids as a result of the accident.

(cf. 4119.43/4219.43/4319.43 - Universal Precautions)

Mouthpieces, resuscitation bags or other ventilation devices shall be available at each school and during athletic competitions in the event that resuscitation is necessary.

(cf. 6145.2 - Athletic Competition)

District staff shall appropriately report and document student accidents.

(cf. 3530 - Risk Management/Insurance)

(cf. 4119.42/4219.42/4319.42 - Exposure Control Plan for Bloodborne Pathogens)

(cf. 5142 - Safety)

(cf. 5143 - Insurance)

Legal Reference:

EDUCATION CODE

32040-32044 First aid equipment

49300-49307 School safety patrols

49408 Emergency information

49409 Athletic events; physicians and surgeons; emergency medical care; immunity

49470 Medical and hospital services for athletic program

49471 Medical and hospital services not provided or available

49472 Medical and hospital services for pupils

49474 Ambulance services

51202 Instruction in personal and public health and safety

CODE OF REGULATIONS, TITLE 8

5193 California Bloodborne Pathogens Standard

Policy ATASCADERO UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT

adopted: October 5, 1999 Atascadero, California