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,
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