Waste Removal

Ways to isolate or remove the bloodborne pathogens hazard from the workplace
  • Custodians will clean blood and body fluids according to District procedures. 
  • Leak-proof red plastic bags must be used for double bagging blood or infectious waste that is liquid or semi-liquid.
  • The custodians will inspect and clean all garbage receptacles that are likely to become contaminated with bloody waste on a regular basis and as needed.
  • Use sharps container for disposal of needles, blades and lancets.
  • Disposable gloves are available from your School Nurse or your Supervisor.
  • Employees are trained in bloodborne pathogen safety so they can safely give first aid.

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