A medical gas pipeline system (MGPS) is installed to provide a safe, convenient and cost-effective system for the provision of medical gases to clinical and nursing staff at the point-of-use. It reduces the problems associated with the use of gas cylinders, such as safety, storage and noise. This health technical memoranda is divided into two parts; part A (ISBN 0113227426) focuses on issues involved in the design and installation, validation and verification (testing and commissioning) of an MGPS. This document covers operational management issues, including: operational policy and procedures, and the permit-to-work system; training and communication; cylinder management; general safety; and maintenance.3.45 Other guidance applies: a. the HSEa#39;s (2002) a#39;EH40/2002 - Occupational exposure limits 2002a#39;; b. the HSEa#39;s (1996) ... Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 3.50 These regulations (as amended by the Health and Safety anbsp;...
|Title||:||Medical Gas Pipeline Systems|
|Author||:||Department of Health: Estates and Facilities Division|
|Publisher||:||The Stationery Office - 2006-07-31|