SafeSchools is the district's online training tutorial software which has a variety of topics. Employees are encourages to view the various tutorials. All Employees with the potential of exposure to blood and chemcials are REQUIRED to view the Bloodborne Pathogens and Hazardous Chemical trainings annually.
SafeSchools Bloodborne Pathogens course introduces the type, statistics and scope of the disease; guidelines for the cleanup and handling of potentially infectious wastes or contaminated materials; the risks associated with workers exposed to BBPs (including vaccination and reporting information); and delivers training designed to emphasize the practices of proper exposure control. The course contains specific references to OSHA regulation 29 CFR 1910.1030 with internet links to the OSHA and CDC websites.
SafeSchools Hazardous Chemical training gives practical suggestions on how to implement the Hazard Communications Standard for the public sector, how to determine hazard classifications, how to interpret a Material Safety Data Sheet and procedures of Hazard Communications as presented in OSHA regulation 29 CFR 1910.1200 or 29 CFR 1926.59. It contains three interactive scenarios, reference materials, case studies and hazardous communication forms.
Below is a link to directions on how to log into and view tutorials through SafeSchools: