Policy 404.04

Bloodborne Pathogens

The district will strive to eliminate or minimize occupational exposure to bloodborne pathogens including but not limited to Hepatitis B Virus (HBV) and Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). The superintendent will develop procedures designed to protect employees and children in the district. Such procedures shall include current legal and medical advice from the Nebraska Department of Education and the Nebraska Department of Health.

The district will establish and maintain a written exposure control plan including the following: exposure determination, training of employees, Hepatitis B Vaccination, occupational exposure, post exposure evaluation and follow-up, record keeping, and control methods.

Approved: October 10, 1995
Revised: May 9, 2005