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Chapter-27 Management of Spills

BOOK TITLE: Hospital and Healthcare Accreditation (As Per the Guidelines of NABH, NABL, JCI)

Author
1. Rajoriya Brajkishore
ISBN
9789352703661
DOI
10.5005/jp/books/14251_28
Edition
1/e
Publishing Year
2018
Pages
8
Author Affiliations
1. Six Sigma Star Healthcare (P) Ltd, New Delhi, India; NABH, NABL, JCI
Chapter keywords
Personal protective equipment, spill, infection control nurse, radioactive spill management, body fluid clean up, gas leakage

Abstract

This chapter discusses the steps in handling the hazardous material that contain ingredients, which are harmful to health. Types of spills and their management have been discussed in detail. There are list of articles required to clean different types of spills which have been discussed in the chapter. Handling of different types of issues such as gas leakage, cytotoxic chemotherapy agent, and others have also been discussed. Contaminated bedding should be discarded as cytotoxic waste. Inform the ICN of any discarded bedding, who in turn will inform housekeeping and Secretary Condemnation Committee, such management steps have been given in detail in this chapter.

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