All employees are required to meet the guidelines for the screening and evaluation of tuberculosis according to the Kershaw County School District policy and South Carolina Law. The Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) is authorized to establish guidelines for the evaluation of school employees for tuberculosis as required by the law. The guidelines established by DHEC requires that each employee have on file in the Human Resources Office documentation of a PPD tuberculin skin test prior to the first day the employee reports to work. The required form (DHEC 1420, School Employee Certificate of Evaluation for Tuberculosis) is provided to each employee upon employment with the district. The PPD test can be done at any public health center. All employees are also expected to maintain standards of physical and mental health conducive to the effective and efficient performance of their duties.