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Atascadero USD |  BP  5141.23  Students

Infectious Disease Prevention   

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The Board of Trustees recognizes its responsibility to consistently take precautions to prevent the spread of infectious diseases. A comprehensive approach to disease prevention requires the cooperation of the home and the community.

(cf. 1020 - Youth Services)

All students and employees shall be informed of the universal precautions to be used whenever anyone is exposed to blood or other body fluids through injury or accident. Science laboratory instruction shall be designed to protect students from contact with body fluids and with contaminated needles, sharps and other objects.

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

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

(cf. 5141.1 - Accidents)

(cf. 5141.31 - Immunizations)

(cf. 6142.2 - AIDS Prevention Instruction)

(cf. 6145.2 - Athletic Competition)

Legal Reference:

EDUCATION CODE

49403 Cooperation in control of communicable disease and immunization of pupils

51202 Instruction in personal and public health and safety

CODE OF REGULATIONS, TITLE 8

5193 California Bloodborne Pathogens Standard

CODE OF REGULATIONS, TITLE 17

2500-2508 Communicable disease reporting requirements

Management Resources:

CDE PROGRAM ADVISORIES

0509.86 AIDS Guidelines

1016.89 Guidelines for Informing School Employees about Preventing the Spread of Infectious Diseases, including Hepatitis B and AIDS/HIV Infections and Policies for Dealing with HIV-Infected Persons in School Settings

Policy ATASCADERO UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT

adopted: October 5, 1999 Atascadero, California