Dental - Maintenance
COVID-19 information and the latest FGDP guidance from 17 June 2020 have been included in references. All other references have been reviewed and updated.
This policy details the maintenance procedures for a service to follow. It has been reviewed and the procedure updated to reflect “Hot works” and “Permit to Works” with additional bits of information. There is also reference to working safely, barriers and locking off areas, and a Permit to Work template has also been provided in the Forms section.
Policy reviewed with no significant changes and references checked and updated.
Risk assessments must be performed prior to Dental Practices reopening to keep patients and staff safe – awaiting guidelines from the government and CDO on when general practices can re-open due to COVID-19. Urgent Dental Centres must have risk assessments in place based on the information currently available. Business impact represents changes to the current policy and how that affects business operations. Risk assessments are a key driver of effective risk management.
Policy has been reviewed and updated to reflect current legislative requirements. Additional reading and support references have also been included to help with organising internal audits and equipment maintenance checks.
Policy converted to the new QCS format and reviewed to reflect changes in current legislation with the inclusion of further legislation in order to meet the requirements of best industry practice.
Policy has been reviewed and updated in accordance with current legislative requirements and best practice guidelines.