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Escondido Union HSD  |  BP  4219.43  Personnel

Universal Precautions   

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Universal precautions shall be observed throughout the district to protect employees, students and any other persons in the school environment from contact with potentially infectious blood or other body fluids.

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. 4119.42 - Exposure Control Plan for Bloodborne Pathogens)

(cf. 5141.1 - Accidents)

(cf. 5141.23 - Infectious Disease Prevention)

(cf. 6145.2 - Interscholastic Competition)

Legal Reference:

HEALTH AND SAFETY CODE

199.81 Providing information to school districts on AIDS, AIDS-related conditions and Hepatitis B

199.82 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

Management Resources:

CDE ADVISORY

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 ESCONDIDO UNION HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT

adopted: March 15, 1994 Escondido, California