FIRST AID/CPR CERTIFIED PERSONNEL
In each school, procedures for the handling of emergencies due to sudden illness or injury to students or employees shall be established and made known to the staff. Each school and school vehicle shall be equipped with appropriate first‑aid equipment. Further medical attention to students is the responsibility of the parents or guardian, or of someone the parents or guardian designate in case of emergency.
Each principal shall ensure that staff knowledgeable in safety procedures is available. In any school building with an instructional and administrative staff of ten or more, there shall be at least two instructional or administrative employees who have received training in emergency first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) within the last two years or who have current CPR certification. In any school building with an instructional and administrative staff of less than ten, there shall be at least one instructional or administrative employee who has received training in emergency first aid and CPR within the last two years or who has current CPR certification. A school nurse or other qualified staff member may administer emergency aid.
All employees shall be notified as to where first‑aid supplies and emergency equipment is stored.
Adopted: 08/23/04; 03/22/04
Legal Refs: Code of Virginia, 1950, as amended, §§ 22.1-253.13:2.P., 22.1-274.
8 VAC 20-70-230.
8 VAC 20-70-1010.
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