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Document ID (ISN)58056
CIS number 92-968
Year 1991
Convention or series no. 3M/10/91 BK50
Title Safe use of ethylene oxide in health care facilities: A manual of standard practice
Bibliographic information Workers' Compensation Board of British Columbia, 6951 Westminster Highway, Richmond, British Columbia V7C 1C6, Canada, 1991. 62p. Illus.
Abstract Safe work procedures in ethylene oxide gas sterilisation are described. Criteria for the design and ventilation of sterilisation facilities are also presented with a focus on facilities such as acute care hospitals. Glossary.
Descriptors (primary) Canada; British Columbia; safety guides; hospitals; ethylene oxide
Descriptors (secondary) toxic effects; description of equipment; workplace design; ventilation design; emergency organization; first aid; safety by design; health hazards; safe working methods; air sampling; glossary; safety and health training; personal protective equipment
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceCanada
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) OSH training
Ethylene oxide
Health care services