Struthers City School District
Bylaws & Policies
 

8453.01 - CONTROL OF BLOOD-BORNE PATHOGENS

The Board of Education seeks to protect those staff members who may be exposed to blood-borne pathogens and other potentially-infectious materials in their performance of assigned duties.

The Superintendent shall implement administrative guidelines which will:

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

 B.provide for inoculation of the Hepatitis B vaccine at no cost to the staff member and in accordance with Federally-mandated scheduling;

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

 D.establish appropriate procedures for the reporting, evaluation, and follow-up to any and all incidents of exposure;

 E.provide for record-keeping of all of the above which complies with both Federal and State laws;

 F.develop an exposure control plan.

29 C.F.R. 1910.1030