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Document ID (ISN)56982
CIS number 91-2073
ISBN(s) 0-11-885442-9
Year 1991
Convention or series no.
Health and Safety Commission
Title Safe working and the prevention of infection in clinical laboratories - Model rules for staff and visitors
Bibliographic information HMSO Books, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1991. iii, 11p. Price: GBP 2.50.
Abstract These model rules cover the main work activities undertaken in clinical laboratories and associated workplaces; they should be read in conjunction with the main document Safe working and the prevention of infection in clinical laboratories. The guidance includes general precautions (personal hygiene, use of protective clothing, safe work practices) along with model rules for clinical, scientific, technical and medical laboratory staff, phlebotomists and venepuncturists, laboratory office staff, porters and messengers, cleaning and maintenance staff and visitors.
Descriptors (primary) laboratories; biological hazards; infection control; United Kingdom
Descriptors (secondary) protective clothing; disinfection of equipment; safety rules; safe working methods; data sheet; personal hygiene
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Biological hazards
Browse category(ies) Biological hazards