Board Policies


Adoption Date: Dec 27, 1993
Revision Date: Apr 28, 2004
7420 - HYGIENIC MANAGEMENT

The Board recognizes that the health and well-being of the students of this Corporation depends in large measure upon the cleanliness and sanitary management of the schools.

The Board directs that a program of hygienic management be instituted in the schools and explained……to all staff members.

The Superintendent shall cooperate with the State Board of Health to inspect each school for cleanliness and sanitation following the guideline established by the State Board of Health.

Procedures for the handling and disposal of body wastes and fluids shall be prepared, in consultation with health authorities.  Such procedures shall include the protection of staff who clean or handle blood or blood-soaked items, vomitus, saliva, urine, or feces; the disinfection of surfaces and items in contact with such matter; the disposal of such matter in sealed containers; and the frequent and thorough cleaning of hands and any other body parts that contact such matter.  In addition, the Superintendent shall implement staff training programs on universal precautions and other infection control measures adopted by the Indiana State Board of Health.

A program for the cleanliness of each school building shall be the responsibility of the building principal.

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