The School Board of Miami-Dade County
Bylaws & Policies
Unless a specific policy has been amended and the date the policy was revised is noted at the bottom of that policy, the Bylaws and Policies of the Miami-Dade County Public Schools were adopted on May 11, 2011 and were in effect beginning July 1, 2011.
 

8453.01 - CONTROL OF BLOOD-BORNE PATHOGENS

The Superintendent shall develop and implement procedures to minimize employee and student, as well as visitor, exposure to blood or other potentially infectious materials. Hepatitis B vaccinations will be provided to "at risk" employees at no cost and accordingto federally mandated scheduling. Appropriate procedures shall be established for the reporting, evaluation, and follow-up to any and all incidents of exposure.

The responsible principal or facility administrator, acting as "employer" at each site, shall:

 A.develop an exposure control plan and update it annually;

 B.ensure proper training in the universal precautions against exposure and/or contamination, including the provision of appropriate protective supplies and equipment;

 C.identify those categories of employees whose duties create a reasonable anticipation of exposure to blood or other infectious materials;

 D.request Hepatitis B vaccinations for those employees whose duties create a reasonable anticipation of exposure to blood or other infectious materials;

 E.report all incidents of exposure;

 F.provide for record keeping of all of the above that complies with Federal and State laws.

29 C.F.R. 1910.1030