Safe Working And The Prevention Of Infection In The Mortuary And Post-Mortem Room

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Health And Safety Executive (HSE)
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This guidance focuses on preventing and controlling infection risks in mortuary and post-mortem room practice. It is concerned with the handling, storage and examination of bodies and pathological specimens in hospitals and public mortuaries and in post-mortem rooms.

In addition it provides advice to help employers manage the risk from such hazards as chemicals, electricity, manual handling, visual display screens and other ionising radiation.

Contents:

  • Introduction;

  • Health and Safety management;

  • Risk assessment;

  • Mortuary facilities and building accommodation;

  • Body reception;

  • Safe working practices in the mortuary and post-mortem room;

  • Post-mortem examination;

  • Visitors and observers in the mortuary and post-mortem examination room;

  • Cleaning and decontamination;

  • Disposal of waste;

  • Information, instruction, training and supervision;

  • Health surveillance and immunisation;

  • Checking what has been done;

  • Appendices;

  • References; and

  • Further information.

Extent 50 pages ISBN 9780717622931
Size N/A Price £7.50
Format Paperback Published 31 Jan 2003
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