GP - Maintenance
Policy has been reviewed with minor changes undertaken to the content of the policy. Further reading has been added with links to related existing policies, and references updated to ensure they are still current. A new form has been added to the policy to support with the audit and evaluation process.
Policy has been updated to reflect the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Content has been updated and additional Further Reading and References to COVID-19 have been added. Existing references have been reviewed and updated.
Converted to the new QCS format and updated to include new guidance on preventing the risk of cross-infection through the use of portable fans.
Policy converted to the new QCS format. Minor adaptions to the Form to now include an ‘outcome’ section and to recognise that most general practices do not have dedicated maintenance staff.
This policy outlines the responsibility for staff to use work equipment in a safe manner and report any defects or malfunctions without delay. The policy has been reviewed and updates have been made to the content, including Key Lines of Enquiry and the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER). More definitions have been added and references updated to ensure they remain current.