Novato USD | BP 4119.43 Personnel
In order to protect employees from contact with potentially infectious blood or other body fluids, the Board of Education 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. 5141.22 - Infectious Diseases)
(cf. 5141.23 - Infectious Disease Prevention)
(cf. 5141.24 - Specialized Health Care Services)
(cf. 5141.6 - Student Health and Social 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
117600-118360 Handling and disposal of regulated waste
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 NOVATO UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT
adopted: August 26, 2008 Novato, California