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Immunisation of Personnel in the Workplace

October 4, 2015
Introduction Healthcare personnel come into contact with patients on a day to day basis. They may be exposed to pathogens when then come into contact with blood or bodily fluids…
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Health and Safety in the General Practice Medical Centre

September 24, 2015
General Practice Medical Centre Environment – Responsibilities  The general practice medical centre has a duty of care to its staff, patients and visitors. The practice partners have an overall responsibility of…
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Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) used in the dentist work environment

September 18, 2015
Dentist Environment In a dentist environment, personal protective equipment (PPE) will need to be worn by personnel to ensure that they are protected from the biological hazards that they could…
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Infection control and safety in the dental practice

September 13, 2015
Every person at some stage in their lives will have entered a dentist practice. Most people will see the dentist on a regular basis to ensure a planned preventative dental…
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Safety during a day trip

September 4, 2015
When the sun’s shining is a time when most service users in healthcare environments enjoy a day out into the local community or further afield. A well-planned day trip provides…
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First aid at work

August 31, 2015
First aid is a requirement in all work environments, and its initial objective is to preserve life and then to ensure the continuation of life. A person can suffer a…
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Health & Safety – Driving to work

August 20, 2015
Today we live in a mobile world with every part of life moving at a rapid pace. Movement of people to and from their home environment usually involves a form…
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Fire risk assessments explained

August 13, 2015
Fire risk assessments are undertaken to identify the potential fire hazards and determine what control are to be put in place to prevent, control and manage a potential fire. Legal…
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