El Dorado Union HSD | BP 4119.43 Personnel
In order to protect employees from contact with potentially infectious blood or other body fluids, the Government Board requires that universal precautions be observed throughout the district.
Universal precautions are appropriate for preventing the spread of all infectious diseases and shall be used regardless of whether bloodborne pathogens are known to be present.
(cf. 4157/4257/4357 - Employee Safety)
(cf. 5141 - Health Care and Emergencies)
(cf. 5141.6 - School Health and Social Services)
(cf. 5141.22 - Infectious Diseases)
(cf. 5141.24 - Specialized Health Care Services)
(cf. 6145.2 - Athletic Competition)
Employees shall immediately report any exposure incident or first-aid incident in accordance with the district(s exposure control plan or other safety procedures.
HEALTH AND SAFETY CODE
120875 Providing information to school districts on AIDS, AIDS-related conditions and Hepatitis B
120880 Information to employees of school district
CODE OF REGULATIONS, TITLE 8
5193 California bloodborne pathogens standard
CODE OF FEDERAL REGULATIONS, TITLE 29
1910.1030 OSHA bloodborne pathogens standards
CDE PROGRAM ADVISORIES
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
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: http://www.cdc.gov
Policy EL DORADO UNION HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT
adopted: March 8, 1994 Placerville, California
revised: January 11, 2000
revised: July 2006