Blood/Body Fluids

  • Any blood, vomit, urine etc. should be removed from the deck, locker room etc.
  • Notify the facility host for clean-up
  • Prevent others from accidentally stepping in the substance
  • If the substance prevents swimmers from safely entering or exiting the competition pool the meet should be delayed until clean up can be accomplished
  • Notify the Meet Referee and Meet Director of the incident
  • It is not the responsibility of the Meet Marshal to complete the cleanup process-just protect others from exposure
  • Contaminated areas should be cleaned with a diluted bleach solution after removal of the substance
  • Individuals doing the cleanup should wear gloves and other protective equipment as needed

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