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Document ID (ISN)60680
CIS number 93-1156
Year 1990
Convention or series no. INSHT V027
Title Ethylene oxide in hospitals
Original title Oxido de etileno en hospitales [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information Instituto Nacional de Seguridad e Higiene en el Trabajo, Ediciones y Publicaciones, C/Torrelaguna, 73 - 28027 Madrid, Spain, ca.1990. Videotape (17min).
Abstract The use for sterilisation purposes of ethylene oxide (EO) is analysed from various points of view: adequate design of locales; types of equipment; correct installation of equipment; methods of work where EO is used; environmental controls; gas detection apparatus; personal protection; emergency plans.
Descriptors (primary) Spain; ethylene oxide; hospitals; audiovisual material; disinfectants
Descriptors (secondary) safety films; personal protective equipment; emergency organization; workplace design
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceSpain
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) OSH training
Ethylene oxide
Health care services