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Health & Safety Rules

Health and Safety

Bulldog KennelAll volunteers must sign in and out at the office and wear a visitor's tag while on campus.
All volunteers with shoulder length hair or longer must have their hair restrained. Suitable hair restraints include; visors, hats, and hair ties. Hair ties are provided for your convenience.
All volunteers must wear closed-toed shoes. Please do not wear sandals or high heels in the Kennel. The floors can become slippery with water and food.
All volunteers must wash their hands for 20 seconds prior to preparing food and after using the bathroom, sneezing, touching your face or hair, licking your fingers or consuming food. 20 seconds is the equivalent of singing "Happy Birthday" twice.
Please throw away food that falls on the floor, there is no “5-second” rule in the Kennel.
Gloves are provided for handling food. Any open wounds should be covered with band-aids and gloves should be worn.
All counter tops in the Kennel should be wiped down with bleach at the end of the day.
Lift properly. Remember to bend your knees and keep your back straight. Cases of drinks are very heavy.
There are no refunds or exchanges for purchased food.
No cooked food can be saved for the next day. It must be discarded, taken to the teachers' lounge or taken home by the Volunteers.

TB Clearance

If OIS does not have a copy of your current TB clearance from your prior school, please provide the current documentation to the OIS office.

State regulations require that all lunch workers have a current tuberculosis (TB) risk assessment completion certificate on file at OIS. TB risk assessment certificates are valid for 4 years and include a Risk Assessment Questionnaire and Certificate of Completion. TB risk assessments done at an OUSD site will be automatically turned into the OIS Office and entered into the school’s TB Clearance database.
If you miss the risk assessments at the OUSD locations, you may go to your personal physician or one of several county clinics and be tested there.  You will be responsible for turning in the original TB paperwork to the OIS Office (a copy will be made there and the original returned to you for your records).
Vaccination for Hepatitis A is also recommended for all Kennel volunteers. The Hepatitis A vaccination should be available through your heath care provider.