Resources

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Resources

Use and management of sharps, safety engineered devices and medication vials. In: NHMRC. Australian guidelines for the prevention and control of infection in healthcare (2019)

RACGP Position statement. Mandatory COVID-19 vaccination for healthcare workers including GPs (2021)

Relevant Australian standards

Royal Australian College of General Practitioners. GP Standard 4. Criterion GP4.1 – Infection prevention and control, including sterilisation. In: Standards for general practices. 5th Edition. East Melbourne, Vic: RACGP, 2020.

AS 23907 Sharps injury protection — Requirements and test methods — Sharps containers

AS/NZS 3825 Procedures and devices for the removal and disposal of scalpel blades from scalpel handles

AS/NZS 4261 Reusable containers for the collection of sharp items used in human and animal medical applications

AS/NZS 4261 AMDT 1 Reusable containers for the collection of sharp items used in human and animal medical applications