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October 2013

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Safe schools trend Cleaning, sanitizing and targeted disinfecting MORE REASONS TO LOVE YOUR JOB. Save with discounts on Sprint monthly service plans through your workplace. Plus, for a limited time, get a $100 Visa® Prepaid Card for all new line activations. frontline guardians in the prevention of country are infectious disease outbreaks. adopting comprehensive cleaning pro"You can't sanitize enough," grams that help prevent the says lead custodian Jerry spread of infectious diseases Bender, who is involved in risk as well as protocols that help management meetings. The reduce asthma triggers and Redlands Education Support improve indoor environmenProfessionals Association memtal quality. ber says, "You can disinfect a School and buses are prone door, and when a few students to the spread of colds and the walk through, there are more flu. Schools athletic facilities germs. Just keep using sanipose a special risk for spreading tizer and wiping off doors and infectious diseases such as Jerry Bender desks." MRSA (Methicillin-resistant Comprehensive cleaning programs Staphylococcus aureus) because of the should include an Infection Control Plan potential for skin-to-skin and surface-to(ICP) that presents a clear protocol for skin contact among students and athletes. routine cleaning, sanitizing, and targeted While healthy environments are disinfecting, including steps to take in the everyone's business, custodians and mainevent of an infectious disease outbreak. tenance staff play a significant role as the Act now! Offer ends 12/31/2013. SCHOOLS ACROSS THE HEADSHOT BY SCOTT BUSCHMAN Best practice: • The Infection Control Plan should include the following information: • Areas considered high-risk (e.g., bathrooms, athletic areas, cafeteria/kitchen, health room/nurse's office) and high-touch points (e.g., gym equipment, push bars, lockers) that may require sanitizing and targeted disinfecting in addition to routine cleaning. • Procedures for cleaning high-risk areas and high-touch points throughout the school, including which school-approved products should be used and which tasks should be completed only after students are excused for the day. • A list of products that are approved and supplied by your school's custodial/maintenance department for cleaning, sanitizing, and targeted disinfecting of athletic areas. • Refer to the ICP for special precautions and correct handling procedures if there is an incident involving blood or other bodily fluid. • Be familiar with the products used in your area. Consult the material safety data sheets (MSDS), which should be readily available in your office, the front office, or the custodial/ maintenance office. • Encourage students to wash their hands with soap and water thoroughly after they exercise, use gym equipment, play outside, use the bathroom, etc. Source: NEA Health Information Network Samsung Galaxy S® 4 Sprint 4G LTE network reaches over 100 markets. Trade in your old phone from any carrier. Get account credit for eligible devices through the Sprint Buyback Program. Visit for details. OFFERS FOR CURRENT CALIFORNIA EDUCATION EMPLOYEES SAVE WITH DISCOUNTS 18 % 100 Req. new 2-yr agmt. Visa Prepaid Card for all new line activations, for a limited time. Req. new 2-yr agmt/ activation. Claim your reward at IL80088DB Add 18% discount: Mention code to claim discount: - K-12 Education: GDSCA_WCA_ZZZ - Higher Education: GVSCA_WCA_ZZZ Purchase online or in store by visiting: - - - Activ. Fee: $36/line. Credit approval req. 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