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Policy: GAMAA-3
Occupational Exposure To Bloodborne Pathogens

In order to ensure maximum protection to employees regarding exposure to bloodborne pathogens, the School Board shall comply with the following federal recommendations as provided for in the attached regulations.

1. Provide a written plan for control of exposure of employees to blood/body fluids, and ensure such plan is updated, as needed.
2. Offer education annually to all employees regarding potential hazards of exposure to blood/body fluids of others.
3. Provide protective equipment, e.g., latex gloves, to employees who have the potential for exposure to blood/body fluids.
4. Offer and provide immunologic protection to those employees where occupational exposure to blood/body fluids of others can be expected without regard for personal protective equipment.
5. Provide post-exposure medical evaluation and prophylaxis to any employee who has had an exposure incident.

ADOPTED: 8 December 1994

Sources: MMWR, November 22,1991
Occupational Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens, US Dept. of Labor, OSHA 3127, 1992
Cross reference policy EBF